Improving the health and quality of life for individuals, families, and communities through prevention and wellness.

Our Priorities


Healthy Eating

Attain and maintain a healthy weight, reduce the risk of chronic disease, and live a healthy lifestyle.

Farmers Markets, Diabetes Alliance, Community Supported Agriculture, Nutrition

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Active Living

Engaging in regular physical activity is one of the most important things people of all ages can do to improve their health.

Licking County Trails, Parks, and Recreation Resources

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our services

Assessment, Policy Development, and Assurance


Public Health Nursing

Disease Prevention and Control

Immunizations, STD Clinic, TB Testing, Communicable Disease Control, Travel Vaccines, Women's Health, BCMH, Breast and Cervical Cancer

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Environmental Health

Healthy Homes, food, water, and communities

Sewage, Food, Radon, Water, Solid Waste, Pools, Campgrounds, Animal Bites, Schools,  Mosquitoes, Tattoos, Inspections

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Health Promotion

Empowering People to make healthy choices

Wellness Coalition, Tobacco Use Prevention and Cessation, Traffic Safety, Breast Cancer Screening and Support, 3rd Grade Wellness Program

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Assuring Quality Health Services

Birth and Death Records, Health Statistics and Data, Board of Health, Health Commissioner, Employment, Public Information, Volunteering

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Get Involved

Get Involved

Volunteering, Employment, Coalitions, Workgroups, Public Health Partnership

Community Health Improvement Committee, Medical Reserve Corps, Internships, Wellness Coalition, Tobacco Coalition, SASS for Breast Cancer, Employment, Donate

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Healthy choices=Healthy Families

Safeguard the health of low-income women, infants, and children up to age 5 who are at nutrition risk by providing nutritious foods, information on healthy eating, and referrals to health care

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Public health is...“What we as a society do collectively to assure the conditions in which people can be healthy.”



Joe Ebel

Welcome to the Licking County Health Department website! This site provides an overview of our services, news releases, feedback forms, and links to valuable public health information. We are continually updating this site so be sure to look around for new information each time you visit. If you can't find the information you need on our site, please call and speak to one of our employees, we will be happy to help you.

R. Joseph Ebel R.S., M.S., M.B.A., Health Commissioner


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Newark OH 43055
Phone: (740) 349-6535
Fax: (740) 349-6510

Hours M-F 8:00AM - 5:00PM

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