470 Center St., Building 8
Chardon, Ohio 44024
 
Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Hours subject to change.

Closed for lunch from 12:00pm to 1:00pm

440-279-1900

 
       

2022 Community Health Needs Assessment Survey

Geauga Public health is conducting the 2022 Community Health Needs Assessment Survey, this survey is conducted every three years. It is meant to identify communities' needs, which will be used to highlight community needs for community organizations and partners to focus on.

The survey is expected to take 15-25 minutes to complete, and does not collect any identifying information. Those who submit their completed survey have the opportunity to enter into a raffle for a gift card.

 

Link to survey: https://forms.gle/Vu2CVf9i75Y7c5n38

 

Enlace para la encuesta: https://forms.gle/E61MkXWZiWsBHv796 

Board of Health Meetings

All meetings of the Board of Health are held at the Geauga Public Health offices, 470 Center St., Bldg. 8, Chardon, Ohio unless otherwise specified.

Special Board of Health meeting, Tuesday, May 17, 2022 at 5:00 pm.  To discuss the For Sale of Property Septic evaluation program and the Operation and Maintenance program.

Regular Board of Health meeting, Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at 5:00 pm. 

 

 

Doing Business with Geauga Public Health

PLANNING A VISIT TO THE ENVIRONMENAL HEALTH DIVISION?

Self-serve forms and a locked drop box are available in the lobby at 470 Center Street, Building 8.

If you are obtaining a permit, it is recommended that you contact the office at 440-279-1914 x0 to make sure your permit is ready.  For your convenience, we can set up an appointment so you do not have to wait in line.  

To request copies of property records, please e-mail ehservices@geaugacountyhealth.org.  

 

PLANNING A VISIT TO POPULATION HEALTH?

For car seats and Naloxone, please call Population Health at 440-279-1950 to schedule a pick-up time with our staff.

 

Vital Statistics

Certified copies of birth and death records are available in our office, by mail or online for $25.00 each. Only cash or check is accepted at the office. Credit cards can be processed online or by phone for an additional fee.

Hours: 8:00am to 12:00pm & 1:00pm to 3:45pm 

To request a certificate email vitals@geaugacountyhealth.org to make an appointment or send your request with a self-addressed stamped envelope and a check or money order payable to Geauga Public Health and mail to:

Geauga Public Health
Attn: Vital Statistics
470 Center St. Bldg. #8

Chardon, OH 44024

For more information, call 440-279-1902. 

COVID-19 CLINIC INFORMATION

Use these handy QR codes to get more information about the vaccines.

                                            

 

 

                                   

 

COVID-19 Walk-in Clinics 

Walk-in clinics are offered Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 9:00am to 3:30pm unless otherwise indicated. NO WEDNESDAY CLINICS. Walk-in clinics are open to anyone who wishes to begin the vaccine sequence or get their booster. Clinics are open to all ages (5years old and up). 

 NO APPOINMENT NECESSARYJust walk in! 

Boosters are available for 12 years old and up. 

 

If you plan to bring your child to one of our covid-19 clinics, please print and complete the consent form prior to your visit.

 

The May walk-in clinic schedule is HERE!

 

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Child and Adult Immunization Clinics

Geauga Public Health offers child and adult immunization clinics to those who have no insurance or those who are underinsured. We accept children with Medicaid. 

Learn more about it here!

To schedule an appointment call 440-279-1950 

Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB)

"Your accreditation from PHAB is an impressive achievement. CDC recognizes the time and effort that leaders and staff members from all levels of your health department have dedicated to this effort.  We commend Geauga Public Health for this achievement".

- Jose Montero, CDC


Achievement Letter from CDC

Recent Research on Natural Immunity to COVID-19

Geauga Public Health continues its fight against the COVID virus.  Part of that fight is looking at all defenses against the COVID virus and often one that is felt to be under represented by some is natural immunity.  Linked below you will see our recent research with Lake County regarding natural immunity to the COVID virus.  

- Adam Litke, Interim Administrator 

Natural Immunity

 

NPDES Sampling Information

The Environmental Health Division offers sampling services for all NPDES household sewage treatment systems (HSTS) located in Geauga County.  Staff members performing the sampling are Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS) certified by the Ohio Department of Health.  Sampling protocols are based on the sample procedures outlined by the Ohio EPA and are contained in the Ohio EPA. (2012) Manual of OEPA Surveillance Methods and Quality Assurance Practices.  Samples are analyzed by the Geauga County Water Resources Laboratory. 

Samples are collected Monday through Thursday from 8:30 am to 1:00 pm.  A Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS) will contact you to discuss the sampling requirements and schedule an appointment.  You are not required to be home for the sampling however it is requested that all animals be secured on the day of sampling.  During the site visit the REHS will be available to answer any questions and review the operation and maintenance of your system with you.  Complete the NPDES sampling request form to schedule sampling.  The form can be dropped of at the office, mailed, or emailed to EHServices@Geaugacountyhealth.org. 

Geauga Public Health accept cash, check, bank check, money order, or credit card.  There is a 2% handling fee on all credit card purchase.  For more information call 440-279-1914 x0 or email ehservices@geaugacountyhealth.org.

Geauga Public Health NPDES Sampling Request Form

 

NPDES Permit

Part I.    HOMEOWNER RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Obtain Local Health Department Authorization to Install an Approved Household Sewage Treatment System (HSTS).  
  2. Obtain and operate the HSTS under an appropriate Operations and Maintenance Service contract from an Ohio Department of Health registered service provider.  
  3. Perform annual diagnostic sampling to evaluate performance of the HSTS, under either the service contract identified in Part I, B above or with working with the local health district having jurisdiction.   
  4. Permit Transfer – In the event of a property ownership change, General Permit Coverage Transfer form (see Part III. F) must be submitted to Ohio EPA. 
    1. NPDES Trasnfer Applicaiton
    2. Notice of Intent (NOI) Transfer Instructions
    3. NPDES General Permit OHK000004
  5. Nothing in this permit shall relieve the homeowner from any responsibilities, liabilities, or penalties established pursuant to Ohio Department of Health Rules (Ohio Administrative Code Chapter 3701-29)

 

 

New Funding Resource
  • The Great Lakes Community Action Partnership has opportunities for funding improvements to a residence’s well or septic system. Find more information Here!

Other funding resources

  • Single Family Repair Loans and Grants 

Information and application: USDA Application

USDA Home Repair Loans and Grants FAQs

 

 

 

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