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Cribs for Kids

Did you know that 3 infants die in Ohio each week in sleep-related incidents? The Meigs County Health Department partners with Cribs for Kids® to provide pack ‘n plays for infants who don’t have a safe place to sleep. If you know of anyone who needs this service, please have them call the health department at 740-992-6626.  Guidelines are: Meigs County resident, infant under 12 months (or mom in 3rd trimester), no crib or safe place in which to sleep, eligible to receive WIC (doesn’t have to be on WIC). **Please share**

 Flu Shot Schedule

The Meigs County Health Dept. (MCHD) will administer flu shots on Tuesdays from 9-11AM and 1-3PM beginning Sept. 27th at its offices. Other weekdays require appointments. 

Our Mission Statement:

Protecting the public’s health by working to assure availability of, and access to quality health care services; promoting individual and community responsibility for the prevention of disease, injury, and disability, by providing preventive health care, education and environmental safety, to all members of the community.

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Meet the Meigs County Health Department staff and find email address contact information.

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Emergency Response

The PHEP works to develop plans to prevent, respond to, and recover from emergency situations.


Project DAWN

The MCHD has launched Project DAWN, which is a program that trains residents to administer naloxone (Narcan) nasally in the case of a suspected opioid overdose.

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Insurance for Vaccines

The Meigs County Health Department uses Vaxcare to supply vaccines for adults and children aged birth through 18 who have commercial insurance coverage.

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Shingles Immunizations

Meigs County Health Department has Zostavax vaccine to prevent herpes zoster (shingles). Each Tuesday is walk-in shot clinic from 9-11AM and 1-3PM.

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