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.
Influenza SeasonThe cases of influenza continue
to rise and many are affected by the illness. Influenza (flu) is a contagious
respiratory disease that infects the nose, throat, and
lungs. It can
cause severe malaise lasting several days. For more
information on the flu vaccine and clinic dates, go
Please fill out the appropriate form prior to your visit for
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
threat of ebola in the United States has significantly
decreased. When the outbreak was at its peak the Van
Wert County Health Department worked to monitor the
situation and take a proactive approach
with other community partners.
View the article here.
For more information
or view this
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
The clinic operates every Monday from 12:30 pm to 3:30
pm. Please call 419-238-0808 extension 101 for
instructions prior to visiting the clinic. Click
for additional information.
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.
County Health Department and Van Wert County Hospital have
partnered with community leaders to form the Van
Wert County Health Collaborative.
The goal of this collaborative is to work together to
improve the health of individuals, families and our
out more and view the Community Health Assessment and
Community Health Improvement Plan
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. For more
information or assistance with this form please contact Van
Wert County Health Department at (419)238-0808.
The Van Wert County Health
is located at:
1179 Westwood Drive, Suite 300
Van Wert, Ohio 45891