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Mission Statement:

The mission of the Coshocton County General Health District is to protect, promote, and improve the health  and safety of Coshocton County residents.


CCHD Administration:

Steve Lonsinger, R.S., M.A., Health Commissioner
Tammy Smith , RN, Director of Nursing
Zach Fanning, RS, Director of Environmental Health
Cindy Hilbish, Director of Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)
Wendy Wilson, Fiscal Officer & Vital Statistics Registrar
Denise Thompson, Public Health Nurse, BCMH
Jackie Buchanan, Deputy Registrar
Jesse Christmas, PHEP Coordinator
Board Of Health Members:                                                 Term Expires
Scott Limburg, Licensing Council Rep/President      2022
Dr. Robert Gwinn, MD                                                               2024
Don Wells                                                                                          2020
Dr. Jeff Poland, DVM                                                                  2021
Linda Weber                                                                                    2023


Situation to Date concerning Covid-19
Covers both City & County Data

Current as of 10:00 am, November 23rd 2020
we have had:
728 Confirmed cases
177 (new cases last 2 weeks)
62 Probable cases
281 Quarantined
258 Isolated
17 Currently Hospitalized (confirmed or probable only)
14 Deaths related to Covid-19
Age Range <1- 93

Risa R. Pesapane, MS, PhD -The Ohio State University
Tick identification and Testing Research in Coshocton!

Ticks can be brought into our County office at 724 S. 7th St. Coshocton. Ticks will be identified and tested for diseases. (Ticks will be pooled together when testing)

Coshocton County Health Department
USDA Rabies Surveillance
Report sick, found dead
animals such as fox, raccoon,
skunk, coyote
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OHIO COVID-19 Response Call Center is open 7 days a week from 9:00am-8:00pm ASK-ODH (1-833-427-5634) They are available to answer questions and provide accuate information about COVID-19

Ohio Department of Health Dashboard Regarding Cases  


Many agencies and personnel in Coshocton County are diligently working to respond to the COVID-19 outbreak. The safety and health of our citizens is of utmost priority. County and City agencies are in constant communication with local partner agencies, as well as State.

The City & County Health Departments will contact anyone who needs to know or take action. There is great need for Personal Protection Equipment (masks, gloves, gowns, etc.). Any industry or business that has these types of items and would be able to donate items so that we can protect our First Responders and medical care providers please contact the Coshocton County EMA office at 740-622-1984.

To prevent the spread of the disease the CDC encourages everyone to follow these effective practices:

*Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, use an alcohol based hand sanitizer only if soap and water are not available.*Avoid touching you eyes nose and mouth *Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or your sleeve (not your hands) when coughing or sneezing *Avoid contact with sick people *Stay home when you are sick* Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces and objects – doorknobs, light switches, keyboards, etc.

For further information visit the Facebook pages of the City of Coshocton Health Department, the Coshocton County Health Department and the Coshocton County EMA ad the following websites:, www.coronavirus.ohio .gov. People with questions about COVID-19 can call the Ohio Department of Health COVID-19 Call Center, 7 days a week from 9am-8pm at 1-833-4-ASK-ODH (1833-427-5634)

Department of Health Hotline Information concerning COVID-19

Coronavirus up to date information for Ohio

Important Checklists to help you prevent against COVID-19

Directors orders regarding limiting the sale of Food and Beverages to Carry-Out and Delivery Only

Screening Employees for COVID-19



Important Flooding Information 2019

2020 Coshocton County Hunger Directory