Community Health

Community Health is a specialty that focuses on the physical and mental well-being of the people in a specific geographic region. This important part of public health includes initiatives to help community members maintain and improve their health, prevent the spread of infectious diseases and prepare for natural disasters.

Our Community Health division includes Public Health Nurses, WIC (Women, Infants & Children) workers, Emergency Preparedness Coordinator, Epidemiologist, and a Volunteer Manager. Working at the community level promotes healthy living, helps prevent chronic diseases and brings the greatest health benefits to the greatest number of people in need. It also helps to reduce health gaps caused by differences in race and ethnicity, location, social status, income, and other factors that can affect health.

Community Health workers at Defiance County General Health District provide the following services to residents of Defiance County:

Fees for Community Health Services are determined each year. Click the link for up-to-date Community Health Service fees.

Children With Mental Handicaps

Children with Medical Handicaps BMCH is a state supported program that provides medical diagnosis and treatment for children with a ...
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Communicable Disease Control

Due to COVID-19 Community Health services are by appointment only. Please call 419-784-3818 to make an appointment. Thank you for ...
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Community Health Fee Schedule

Defiance County General Health District Community Health Fee Schedule Effective January 1, 2022 *The Defiance County General Health District does ...
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CPR Certification

HeartCode BLS (formally known as American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers CPR) DCPH is now offering HeartCode ...
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Epidemiology and Statistics

Preventing diseases and injuries among Defiance County residents is a primary goal for all staff at Defiance County Public Health ...
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Health Screenings

Blood Pressure Screenings FREE to residents of Defiance County the Second* Wednesday of each month from 8:30 to 10:30 am ...
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Injury Prevention

Community Health Staff and other Health Department personnel offer programing to work toward preventing injury in Defiance County. Some strategies ...
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Lions Club Applications

Financial assistance for eye exams and glasses is available through the Lion’s Club. An application is completed at the Health ...
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Walking Guide

Defiance County General Health District, along with agencies across Defiance County, are proud to present several options of walking-trails in ...
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WIC

WIC is the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children. WIC helps income eligible pregnant and breastfeeding women, ...
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Contact Information
Defiance County General Health District
Stacy Lucas, BSN, RN – Director of Nursing
1300 East Second Street, Suite 100
Defiance, OH 43512
Email: don@defiancecohealth.org Phone: 419-784-3818

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