Posted on Apr 7, 2020

The Darke County General Health District will be closing to the public for all services over the next two weeks. The Centers for Disease Control is warning that the US may see a spike in COVID-19 numbers over the next two weeks. The Health Department staff are still available to take phone calls but inspections and appointments will be limited. At this time, the Health Department plans to reopen from 8:00 am to 10:00 am on Monday, April 20th. For questions call the Environmental Division at 937-548-4196 ext. 209 or the Nursing Division at 937-548-4196 ext. 224.


If you have specific question related to COVID-19, please call Ohio Department of Health’s phone number at 1-833-4-ASK-ODH or the Darke County Health Department, Monday – Friday, 8am – 4pm at 937-548-4196 option 5. Birth and death certificate applications should be accessed by going to our website


At this time, the prevention of COVID-19 in our county is of vital importance. Because of this, and our limited staff, we may be delayed in responding to other needs but will do so as quickly as possible. We appreciate all of the public’s cooperation as we strive to assure the community’s health.


As a reminder, the Darke County Health Department does not diagnose, test or treat Coronavirus COVID-19. If you are feeling sick or have questions about your personal health, please contact your health care provider or an urgent care provider. Emergency rooms should be used for immediate life-threatening conditions only. Also, please remember to keep 6 feet of separation distance from one another.