Cambridge-Guernsey County Health Department
2015 Flu Shot Clinics
Medicare and Medicaid payment will be accepted for flu vaccination of adults, as well as cash and check. Medicaid and Medicare cards MUST BE PRESENTED at the time of service. Flu vaccine is available to adults without Medicare or Medicaid at a cost of $20. The Ohio Department
The health department currently offers women’s health services through the family planning clinic operated at the health department. This clinic provides women’s health care (pap tests, clinical breast exam, mammogram referrals, pelvicexams, routine lab work), family planning education, supplies, counseling and referrals for smoking cessation. A nurse practitioner sees patients on Tuesdays with clinic hours 8:00 a.m. to 5:30… Read More
Sanitarians Busy Keeping Us Healthy
Many people assume that sanitarians are the folks who collect the garbage every week, or make sure that public buildings are kept clean. While these jobs are a very important part of proper sanitation, a sanitarian is a person who is an expert in public health and sanitation.
Way back in 1955, a man… Read More
The fee for each certified birth or death record is $22.00.
The Cambridge Guernsey County can now provide you with a birth certificate if you were born in the state of Ohio. In 2010 the health department was granted access to provide birth certificates from the Ohio Department of Health statewide issuance site.… Read More
Zika virus disease (Zika) is a disease caused by Zika virus that is spread to people primarily through the bite of an infected Aedes species mosquito. The most common symptoms of Zika are fever, rash, joint pain, and conjunctivitis (red eyes). The illness is usually mild with symptoms lasting for several days to a week after being bitten by an infected mosquito. People usually don’t get sick enough to go to the hospital, and they very rarely die of Zika. For this reason, many people might not realize they have been infected. Once a person has been infected, he or she is likely to be protected from future infections.