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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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Birth & Death Records

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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.

Measles is very contagious and can cause serious health issues. If one person has measles, up to 90% of those who come into contact with that person and are not immune can also become infected. The MMR vaccine offers the best protection!

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Most older people are capable of driving. For these reasons, decisions about a person's ability to drive should never be based on age alone. However, changes in vision, physical fitness and reflexes may cause concerns.

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DYK: There is a difference between indoor and outdoor lights? Be sure to use indoor lights indoors and outdoor lights outdoors when decorating for the holidays! 🎄 https://t.co/kdNLYdagm2 DCGHD photo
There are key times when EVERYONE should perform hand hygiene🧼👐 – learn the before and after activities at https://t.co/EU0EhdmKSv. https://t.co/l0hk66NG9M
Every year, the flu puts hundreds of thousands of people in the hospital. A flu vaccine gives you extra protection to fight flu. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist about getting a flu vaccine 💉 .

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December is Root Vegetables Month – the perfect time to incorporate some into your meals! Root vegetables are full of fiber and antioxidants, plus Vitamins. Pick some up with your WIC benefits!

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DCGHD Annual Reports

Click to view the DCGHD 2020 Annual Report