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We are hiring!

Posted on Jul 9, 2020 in Featured

Contact Tracer – COVID-19 Response We are looking for a well rounded individual with excellent people skills to help with the COVID-19 pandemic response. This position is temporary (up to 1 year) and hours will vary. Medical, public health or social service background preferred. Graduation from an accredited college or university with an associate’s...

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We are hiring!!

Posted on Jun 23, 2020 in Featured

Please go to our employment opportunities page to view the job description. We are seeking a Registered Sanitarian/ Sanitarian-in-Training for our Environmental Health Division. This is an exciting time to work in public health! This position offers health/dental insurance, paid vacation and sick leave, retirement plan (OPERS), minimum of 10 paid holidays...

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Health Department to Begin Regular Hours

Posted on Jun 19, 2020 in Featured

The Darke County General Health District will reopen offices to the public with regular hours of 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM from Monday to Friday starting on June 22, 2020. All visitors will be required to wear a mask upon entering the building. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided for you. Furthermore, we ask that you not enter the building if you have...

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Antibody Testing and Case Counts

Posted on Jun 17, 2020 in Featured

The Darke County Health Department has received several questions regarding antibody testing and how the results of these antibody tests may be incorporated into our county COVID-19 count. Antibodies are Y shaped proteins that are made by the body after it recovers from a sickness. These antibodies are specifically made to be able to bind to things called...

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Are you wearing a mask?

Posted on Jun 12, 2020 in Featured

Health Department Supports the Use of Face Masks   There has been a lot of information about whether or not to wear a mask.  The Darke County General Health District wants the community to know that masks can help to reduce the spread of disease. Because many positive COVID-19 individuals do not feel sick and are asymptomatic (without symptoms), masks...

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Health Department to Open with Limited Hours

Posted on May 14, 2020 in Featured

The Darke County General Health District will reopen offices to the public by appointment only. All visitors will be screened upon entry and a mask will need to be worn. If you do not have a mask, we will provide one to you. The Environmental Division will be accepting in office appointments with limited hours beginning May 18, 2020. If you need to make an...

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