The Van Wert County Health
Department is a Combined Health District that proudly serves
the residents of Van Wert City and Van Wert County, Ohio. Our
primary functions are to prevent epidemics and the spread of
disease, protect against environmental hazards, prevent
injuries, promote and encourage healthy behaviors, respond
to disasters and assist our community in recovery, and
assure the quality and accessibility of health services. We
encourage you to visit the various areas of our website to
learn about the many resources we provide to our community.
Immunization Forms: Prior to your appointment, ensure
you have the proper information and forms filled out.
QUESTIONNAIRE when contacting your insurance
company prior to your appointment and verify insurance
coverage for all vaccinations. Please bring the completed
form with you to your appointment.
View all other forms
Seasonal influenza vaccinations
are still available for some individuals. For more information on
availability of vaccine, information on influenza, or how to
schedule, please visit our
Influenza page. When
coming in for a flu shot, fill out the appropriate form for
Adult Flu Form
Child Flu Form
In 2011 the Van Wert County
Health Department along with various other community
partners conducted a survey of the community. The
objective of the survey was to collect a data set that can
be used to identify and prioritize the community's health
needs. View the
Van Wert Community Health Assessment
is for the new
Emergency Information Form
for children with special needs. It is advisable for
parents to complete this form and keep in a safe place in
case of an emergency. This form contains commonly needed
information in an emergency situation. For more information
or assistance with this form please contact Van Wert County
Health Department at (419)238-0808.
Saving Minutes Saving
Minutes is a software program for Van Wert County's
special/functional needs population that may include those
on respiratory devices and anyone with disabilities.
If you are an individual or have a family member with
special needs please visit the website above and sign up.
Please click on the link above to register on our secure
Selling Food to the Public
The Ohio Revised Code requires that any person or group
serving food to the public must obtain a Temporary Food
Service Operation (FSO) license unless they are at a
licensed location. The application and fee must be
received at least 7 days prior
to an event.
Obtain an application here.
The STD clinic is suspended for the month of December. Click
for additional information.
The Van Wert County Health
is located at:
1179 Westwood Drive, Suite 300
Van Wert, Ohio 45891