Our mission is to serve and educate the citizens of Hocking County with public health programs that prevent disease, promote healthy lifestyles and protect the environment.
The vision of the Hocking County Health Department is to achieve excellence in health education, disease prevention and environmental health. It is our desire to provide high quality, community friendly, accessible services that reflect our mission in accordance with the Public Health Standards, and make the Hocking County Health Department become recognized as a model public health agency.
Stay healthy this summer by protecting yourself and your loved ones from mosquito bites. Mosquito bites can be more than just itchy and annoying, they can also cause you and your family to get sick. Mosquito-borne diseases that may occur locally in Ohio include: Eastern equine encephalitis, La Crosse Virus disease, St. Louis encephalitis and West Nile virus. >> Read More