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Communicable Disease Information

All reportable diseases should be reported by healthcare professionals to the Communicable Disease Reporting Nurse by telephone, email, mail, or fax during normal business hours.


To report a communicable disease:


To report a Class B or C disease outside our regular business hours of 8:00am – 4:00pm M-F, or on federal holidays, please fax the report to 740-992-0836.


To report any Class A Reportable Disease outside of normal business hours, call the Ohio Department of Health ORBIT Team at 614-722-7221.

  • The secretary of the board of health of a city or general health district shall keep a complete and accurate record of the proceedings of the board together with a record of diseases reported to the health commissioner.
  • The records shall be kept as required by the director of health. In each general health district, the health commissioner shall prepare a quarterly report detailing the board’s activities during the preceding three months.
  • The secretary shall provide a complete and accurate copy of the record of proceedings of the board of health to the health commissioner for the purpose of preparing the report.
  • The quarterly reports shall be submitted to the district advisory council on or before the first day of January, April, July, and October of each year.
  • On leaving office, the secretary shall turn over to the succeeding secretary all books, records, papers, and other matter belonging to the board.
  • Each board or person performing the duties of the board shall procure suitable books, blanks, and other things necessary to the transaction of its business.
  • The forms shall be used as the director of health prescribes.

Effective Date: 04-02-1996

The state of Ohio provides free at-home HIV test kits to those at risk of HIV infection. Please visit to order your free test kit. You may also order free condoms and find other HIV resources at this site.

The Meigs County Health Department is currently not able to provide Hepatitis C testing due to the lack of testing kits that are provided by the Ohio Department of Health.