Infectious Disease Investigation and Reporting


The Jackson County Health Department nursing and environmental health employees continuously monitor public health threats in the community. The Jackson County Health Department is the first agency to be contacted when circumstances point to a communicable disease.

Over 50 diseases and/or conditions must be reported to local health departments by any practicing, licensed, or permitted health provider or laboratory. Some of the diseases that are reported include Sexually Transmitted Diseases, certain blood-borne pathogens, Lyme Disease, Meningitis, Whooping Cough, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, Chicken Pox, and West Nile Virus. A full list of reportable conditions in Ohio can be found here.

The Jackson County Health Department insures that proper methods of investigation and follow up are completed, which enables the health department to monitor and protect the health of Jackson County residents.

Clinic Hours 

Monday | Wednesday | Friday

8:30 AM - 12:00 PM and 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

For more information on Infectious Disease Investigation and Reporting, please contact:

 

Regional Epidemiologist, Mikie Strite at 740-286-5094 ext 2864.

For more information on nursing services, please contact:

Jodi Strite, Director of Nursing

740-286-5094 ext 2826

Mary Catherine Shook, PH Nurse

740-286-5094 ext 2842

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740-835-6698

740-352-3245

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JACKSON COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

200 EAST MAIN STREET

JACKSON, OH 45640

Mon-Fri 8am to 4pm

740-286-5094

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