Tuesday, September 01, 2015

Cambridge-Guernsey County Health Department Online

Welcome to the Cambridge-Guernsey County Health Department, Your pathway to better health!

Health Department Logo GIF fileThe Mission of the Cambridge Guernsey County Health Department is to continually strive for improved quality of life for all individuals in Guernsey County by promoting health, preventing diseases and injury and assuring a safe, clean environment.

Our Vision is to promote a healthier community by enhancing health policies, improving the environment and being the source of information for better health. 

Our Goal is to effectively meet and pursue the goal of Healthy People 2010, the board of health and the Cambridge Guernsey County Health Department staff work to fulfill these core public health functions:

  •     Control communicable disease and prevent epidemics
  •     Promote health, safety and healthy lifestyle choices and behaviors through education
  •     Identify community health problems
  •     Provide personal and community resources to meet health needs
  •     Protect the environment from environmental hazards
  •     Enforce laws and regulations that protect health and ensure safety



Featured Articles

  • New Ebola Information Hotline
  • Women's Health Services
  • Environmental Health Programs
  • Birth and Death Certificates

The Ohio Department of Health is activating a 24-hour-a-day call center to answer

Ohioans questions about Ebola and the recent events in Ohio in an effort to ensure Ohioans get accurate, timely information.  The number for Ohioans to call is 1-866-800-1404.

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The health department currently offers women’s health services through the family planning clinic operated at the health department. This clinic provides women’s health care (pap tests, clinical breast exam, mammogram referrals, pelvicexams, routine lab work), family planning education, supplies, counseling and referrals for smoking cessation. A nurse practitioner sees patients on Tuesdays with clinic hours 8:00 a.m. to 5:30

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Sanitarians Busy Keeping Us Healthy

Many people assume that sanitarians are the folks who collect the garbage every week, or make sure that public buildings are kept clean.  While these jobs are a very important part of proper sanitation, a sanitarian is a person who is an expert in public health and sanitation.  

Way back in 1955, a man

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Need a birth or death certificate?

The fee for each certified birth or death record is $22.00.

The Cambridge Guernsey County can now provide you with a birth certificate if you were born in the state of Ohio.  In 2010 the health department was granted access to  provide birth certificates from the Ohio Department of Health statewide issuance site.  

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In The News

  • Ebola News Release >

    Ebola News Release The Cambridge Guernsey County Health Department was informed this afternoon, October 15, 2014, that the US Centers Read More
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