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Mission Statement

The purpose of the Jefferson County Health Department is to help an individual or group achieve a more satisfying life and to improve the quality of life for the residents of the Jefferson County General Health District.

Policy:

The Jefferson County Health Department is here to provide services and programs in order to achieve the stated purpose. Those services and programs will be based on a number of principles and assumptions including, but not limited to:

  • The Department shall carry out programs mandated by the State Legislature and Ohio Department of Health.
  • All citizens of the Jefferson County General Health District should be free of any environmental conditions that lower the quality of life. To this end the Board shall adopt and enforce environmental rules and regulations.
  • All citizens of the Jefferson County General Health District should be free of communicable diseases. To this end the Board shall create a public health nursing division.
  • Citizens of the Jefferson County General Health District should not be barred from receiving medical and dental care due to race, creed, color or socioeconomic levels. To this end the Board may provide services if economically feasible.

Responsibility:

The Jefferson County Board of Health and the Jefferson County Health Department.

 

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Jefferson County General Health District
Administrative Division
500 Market Street, 7th Floor
Steubenville, Ohio 43952
PH: (740) 283-8530
FAX: (740) 283-8536
jeffhealth@jchealth.com