Communicable Diseases

Communicable Diseases

Healthcare providers in the State of Ohio are legally obligated to report infectious disease information to local health departments. The specific requirements are contained in Ohio Administrative Code 3701-3.

The Holmes County Health District receives reports from healthcare providers to identify trends or outbreaks of infectious diseases. Based on the information reported, we then conducts necessary investigations to determine the cause of abnormal incidences of infectious diseases. This infectious disease information is vital in assisting us in protecting the residents of Holmes County from this public health threat.

Reporting a communicable disease:

During Normal business hours:

By fax: 330-674-2528

By Phone:  330-674-5035

To report a “Class A” disease after hours (24/7):

By Phone:  330-674-5035 and you follow the prompts to report a public health emergency

By Fax: 330-674-2528

Please contact  Jessica Boal ( or Jennifer McCoy ( if you have any questions regarding communicable diseases or disease reporting.

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