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The Meigs County Health Department is open from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday-Friday.

No nursing services will be available Thursday August 20th from 2-4 PM

Benefits to Accreditation

Here is a justification for Public Health Accreditation:

Benefits to Accreditation

Meigs Clean-Up day 9/12/2015

Meigs Clean-up Day

Vaccine Insurance Concerns

The Meigs County Health Department uses Vaxcare to supply vaccines for adults and children aged birth through 18 who have commercial insurance coverage. We cannot currently afford to purchase vaccine that is not supplied by the Ohio Department of Health (which is only for children aged birth through 18 years with Medicaid and who meet various other criteria determined by the federal/state government).

 Please reference the list of commercial insurance and managed Medicaid companies accepted by Vaxcare. Call 992-6626 to further determine eligibility.

Ohio Insurance List

Job Announcement

NEW! Job Announcement
The Meigs County Health Department invites applications for the position of:  WIC program Clerk.

Position Information

WIC is the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children.  WIC helps income eligible pregnant and breastfeeding women, postpartum women, infants, and children up to five years of age who are at health risk due to inadequate nutrition.  WIC provides breastfeeding education and support, nutrition education, supplemental highly nutritious foods and formula, and referral to prenatal and pediatric health care and other maternal and child health and human service programs (examples:  Head Start, Medicaid and Food Stamps.)

The WIC Clerk, under the direction of the WIC Director and WIC Operations Coordinator, serves as the lead worker for clerical/computer system administration and assists with clinical operations including, but not limited to:  scheduling, coordinating appointments, completing WIC Program Applications, assessing program eligibility and explaining WIC program criteria, issuing and mailing reminder letters/appointment or termination notices, maintaining accurate records, running reports, and assisting in community outreach.

Salary, etc.

$10.00 per hour and up, depending on qualifications.  This is a grant funded position offering up to full-time of 35 hours per week,  benefits are dependent upon hiring status.

Final Filing Date, etc:  Position open until filled.  The physical posting of this position is located at the Meigs County Health Department on the bulletin board near the conference room, and that posting supercedes all others.  Date Available:  Immediately.

Minimum Qualifications

Education:  High school graduate or equivalent.

Experience:  Ideal candidate will have WIC experience and/or have been a WIC participant; Expertise in computer operations and office programs; Demonstrated ability to operate office machinery; Excellent organizational, written, and communication skills; General clerical skills; Ability to identify and resolve unusual circumstances in a professional demeanor; Take direction from other staff and complete tasks efficiently.

*Must possess valid driver’s license.  **Must Submit to Background check

Send Letter of Interest, Resume and Three Letters of Reference electronically to (please no calls, walk-ins, or paper documents):  William Lambert RN, WIC Director, at

USDA is an equal opportunity employer and provider.
Another Job Opening!
Meigs County Health Department is seeking an experienced and talented Breastfeeding Peer Helper to serve clients in the Women, Infants, & Children (WIC) Program. Under the supervision of the Breastfeeding Coordinator, the Breastfeeding Peer is responsible for providing information to pregnant and breastfeeding women, making referrals following policy and protocols, and assisting with breastfeeding activities of the WIC Project.
• Recently breastfed an infant exclusively or substantially for at least 6 months.
• Has been a former or current WIC participant or eligible for WIC services.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with individuals and groups.
• Ability to present ideas clearly and concisely.
• Ability to follow basic oral and written instructions.
• Ability to plan and organize work effectively.
• High School Diploma or GED.
• Valid Driver’s License with good driving record.
• Background check required.
SALARY: Dependent upon qualifications.
FINAL FILING DATE: Position will be available until filled with a qualified applicant.
POSITION INFORMATION: Grant Funded Part-Time 14 hours minimum per week, limited benefits.
**SEND: Letter of interest in this position, resume, and three letters of reference ELECTRONICALLY to the following (no phone calls or paper correspondence will be accepted):
USDA is an equal opportunity employer and provider

Shingles Immunizations

Meigs County Health Department has Zostavax vaccine to prevent herpes zoster (shingles).Each Tuesday is walk-in shot clinic from 9-11AM and 1-3PM.. On other weekdays, immunizations are given by appointment.

Please bring your Medicare D card or commercial insurance card or the fee is $178.00 (includes $10 administration fee).  A credit card is required for those with only Medicare B coverage.

 Zostavax is given to persons aged 60+ and to persons aged 50-59 with a prescription from the patient’s doctor.

 Call 740-992-6626 for more information.

Community Cancer Concerns

Information about community cancer concerns can be found on the Healthy Ohio website.
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