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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
Brittany Taylor, Director of Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)
Jessica Burt, Fiscal Administrator & Vital Statistics Registrar, Accreditation Coordinator 
Denise Thompson, Public Health Nurse, BCMH
Jackie Buchanan, Deputy Registrar
Jesse Christmas, PHEP Coordinator
Cindy Hilbish, Health Educator, Site Coord. Ohio Buckles Buckeyes
Board Of Health Members:                                                 Term Expires
Scott Limburg, Licensing Council Rep/President      2027
Dr. Robert Gwinn, MD                                                               2024
Don Wells                                                                                          2024
Dr. Jeff Poland, DVM                                                                  2026
Linda Weber                                                                                    2023

Press Release: April 1, 2022 –  Coshocton County Health Department Now Offering 2nd COVID Vaccine Booster

Updated 2nd Booster Recommendations:

People in the following higher-risk categories may choose to receive a second booster dose to strengthen protection, based on their individual benefits and risks:

  • People age 50 and older who received an initial mRNA booster dose (Pfizer or Moderna) at least four months ago MAY RECEIVE a second booster dose of an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine. A second booster dose may be most beneficial for people who are age 65 and older, or who are age 50-64 with certain underlying medical conditions.
  • People age 12 and older who are moderately to severely immunocompromised who received an initial mRNA booster dose (Pfizer or Moderna) at least four months ago MAY RECEIVE a second booster dose of an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine (Pfizer, age 12+; Moderna, age 18+).
  • In addition, based on a newly published CDC report, adults who received a primary vaccine and booster dose of the Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) COVID-19 vaccine at least 4 months ago MAY RECEIVE a second booster dose using an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine.

Coshocton County Health Department is holding COVID Vaccine Clinics (including 2nd dose boosters):

When:            Tuesdays 8:30-11:30a, Wednesdays & Thursdays 8:30-11:30a and 1:30-3:30p.

What:             Walk-ins or appointment (740-622-2611)

Who:              Ages 5 years and older

Where:         724 South 7th St., Coshocton, OH 43812 (2nd door on left upon entering the bldg.)


Coshocton County Health Department 2021 Annual Report   

Coshocton County 2021 Community Public Health Assessment 

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)

Ohio Department of Health Hotline Information concerning COVID-19

Coronavirus up to date information for Ohio

Important Checklists to help you prevent against COVID-19

2020 Coshocton County Hunger Directory