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Welcome to the Defiance County General Health District’s website, which offers a range of public health information, tools, and resources. Our mission is "We promote the health and well-being for all people and places in Defiance County."

Welcome to the Defiance County General Health District’s website, which offers a range of public health information, tools, and resources. Our mission is "We promote the health and well-being for all people and places in Defiance County."

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Defiance County General Health District (DCGHD) has achieved national accreditation through the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB).

Click to view the most recent press release, and archived press releases that have been issued by Defiance County Public Health.


The Defiance County Operation and Maintenance Program seeks to monitor private septic systems and educate system owners. Your  system affects your community.

Get into the routine of testing the carbon monoxide (CO) alarms in your home monthly. Replace batteries that are low.

#COSafety https://t.co/u21vjPqlMt
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February is American Heart Month, a time when all people can focus on their heart health. Knowing these 5 numbers can help prevent heart disease.

#KnowYourNumbers
#HeartMonth https://t.co/y4L6umT5W5
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National Blood Donation Month may be over, but that doesn’t mean stop donating!! Making it a goal to donate blood year round to help save lives.

Donation Centers: https://t.co/FYorEqWtdJ

#NBDM https://t.co/Yewy5nfGVB
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45% of children in Defiance County are enrolled in Dolly Parton's Imagination Library of Ohio.

Every child from birth to age 5 will receive a new free book each month!📕

Enroll now at https://t.co/M1rCrCJO2k

@dplslibraries @UWDefiance https://t.co/LyDFDDoqSz
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Doctors use different types of treatment for glaucoma, including medicines (usually eye drops), laser treatment, and surgery.

Learn more at https://t.co/0HbiCEHqYq. https://t.co/5QVoCbwosX
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Undetected carbon monoxide (CO) is dangerous because it can’t be seen, smelled, or heard. Protect your home from this “invisible killer” by installing carbon monoxide (CO) alarms on every floor and near every sleeping area.

#COSafety https://t.co/1iH0M3ErLB
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DCGHD Annual Reports

Click to view the DCGHD 2020 Annual Report