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 Medical Handicaps

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

Communicable Disease Control

Have questions or need to schedule an appointment? Please call 419-784-3818. Defiance County General Health District tracks, reports, and conducts ...

Community Health Fee Schedule

Defiance County General Health District Community Health Fee Schedule Effective January 1, 2023 Children Vaccines All Children Vaccines - $20.00 ...

CPR Certification

CPR courses are being offered regularly at Four County Career Center, through their adult classes. Classes can also be found ...

Health Screenings

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

Injury Prevention

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

Lions Club Applications

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


WIC is the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children. WIC helps income eligible pregnant and breastfeeding women, ...

Contact Information
Defiance County General Health District
Stacy Lucas, BSN, RN – Director of Nursing
1300 East Second Street, Suite 100
Defiance, OH 43512
Email: Phone: 419-784-3818

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