About Us

Mission Statement:​

Our mission is to improve, protect and promote the public health, well-being and environment of the communities in Sandusky County.


The communities of Sandusky County will Always Choose Health.


  • Assuring that conditions within the health district allow its residents to lead healthy lives through:

  • Promoting a healthy community and protecting residents from health risks;

  • Preventing disease, disability, injury, and premature deaths;

  • Defining health priorities determined through community health assessments;

  • Monitoring the health status of the community;

  • Developing health policy that supports and encourages improved health status.

We assist residents through public health education and information to:

  • Understand both community and personal health risks;

  • Accept individual responsibility for their own health;

  • Adopt personal practices that enhance both individual and community health.

We assure that:

  • Health services are available and accessible to all residents;

  • Medical services are the highest quality and necessary;

  • Environmental health conditions related to air, water, food, shelter, solid waste, sewage, consumer protection, and safety to foster a healthy community

Sandusky County Public Health can be contacted 24 hours a day in the event of an after-hours public health emergency. 

After hours call the Sandusky County Sheriff’s Dispatch at 419-334-6433 and ask to speak to a Public Health Official.

Public health emergencies could include:

An immediate environmental health hazard (e.g. drinking water contamination)

An infectious disease of immediate public health concern

(a Class A reportable disease, which requires disease reporters to contact the health department immediately by phone)

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