Hours: Monday-Friday 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Phone: 740-592-4431
Fax: 740-594-2370
Address: 278 W. Union St., Athens, OH 45701
After Hours Emergency Number: 1-877-627-2858
ODH COVID-19 Hotline: 833-427-5634

Disease Prevention

The communicable disease program is responsible for the prevention and control of infectious disease in our community. Protection of public health is accomplished through surveillance, case identification, assessment, data collection, public education, and referral to community health providers.

To report communicable diseases or a public health emergency please call the health department during normal business hours at 740-592-4431 on Monday-Friday from 7:30am-4:00pm or outside of normal business hours at 1-877-627-2858.