Crawford County Public Health

Crawford County Public Health
  • 1520 Isaac Beal Rd.
  • Bucyrus, OH, 44820
  • 419-562-5871
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Crawford County Public Health is located in Bucyrus, OH and has served the residents of Crawford County since August 1919.  We currently serve 43,784 residents with a staff of 15-part time employees and 21 full time employees.  We are a public health agency whose purpose is to promote health, prevent disease, and protect the community while working within our mission, "To educate, empower, and improve the quality of life for the Crawford County community."   We are governed by a seven-member Board of Health that oversees our operations and our budget, which includes funding from the following sources: a state subsidy, local subsidies, grants, and fees for service.  Within Crawford County Public Health, we have five divisions:  Public Health Nursing, WIC, Environmental Health, Help Me Grow, and Administrative Services.   Crawford County Public Health is committed to working hard to ensure the people that live, work, or even just pass through Crawford County can live healthy and be safe.

Programs/Services Offered:

·         Community health assessment and improvement

·         Communicable disease investigation

·         School and jail nursing services

·         Adult and child immunizations

·         Travel vaccines

·         Tuberculosis screening and investigation

·         Naloxone distribution to first responders

·         HIV and hepatitis C education and testing

·         Home visiting

·         Developmental screenings and assessments

·         Service coordination

·         Parent support

·         Nutrition education

·         Breastfeeding support

·         Referral services

·         Chronic disease prevention

·         Mortality and morbidity surveillance

·         Emergency preparedness and response

·         Birth and death certificates

·         Food safety education

·         Food establishment permitting and enforcement

·         On-site septic system permitting and enforcement

·         Public pools and spas permitting and enforcement

·         Solid waste permitting and enforcement

·         Vector borne disease prevention

·         Water quality assurance and enforcement

·         School and playground inspections

·         Camps and parks permitting and enforcement