12611 Ravenwood Dr., Floor #3 Room A301
Chardon, Ohio 44024
Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Hours subject to change.

Closed for lunch from 12:00pm to 1:00pm



Board of Health Meetings

All meetings of the Board of Health are held at the NEW Geauga Public Health office: 

12611 Ravenwood Dr., 3rd Floor, Suite B303, Chardon, Ohio unless otherwise specified. 


Regular meeting of the Board of Health, 5:00 p.m., February 22nd, 2023.  

Lake County General Health District Contract Termination Notice

Below you will find the Contract Termination Notice from Lake County General Health District 

Contract Termination Notice



New location! 

12611 Ravenwood Dr. Floor #3 Room A301

Chardon, OH 44024


All mail needs to be address as follows: 

12611 Ravenwood Dr. Suite 300

Chardon, OH 44024



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For Sale of Property Septic Evaluation Program FAQ
On May 25, 2022, the Geauga County Board of Health voted to end the mandatory For Sale of Property Septic
evaluation program and rescinded section 3701-29-25 of the Geauga County Household Sewage Treatment
System regulations as of June 30, 2022.


Click HERE to see the list of Frequently Asked Questions regarding FSOP. 

Doing Business with Geauga Public Health


If you are obtaining a permit, it is recommended that you contact the office at 440-279-1914 x0 to make sure your permit is ready.  For your convenience, we can set up an appointment so you do not have to wait in line.  

To request copies of property records, please e-mail ehservices@geaugacountyhealth.org.  



For car seats and Naloxone, please call Population Health at 440-279-1950 to schedule a pick-up time with our staff.


Vital Statistics

Certified copies of birth and death records are available in our office, by phone or mail for $25.00 each. Only cash or check is accepted at the office. Credit cards can be processed by phone.

Hours: 8:00am to 12:00pm & 1:00pm to 3:45pm 

To request a certificate email vitals@geaugacountyhealth.org to make an appointment or send your request with a self-addressed stamped envelope and a check or money order payable to Geauga Public Health and mail to:

Geauga Public Health
Attn: Vital Statistics
12611 Ravenwood Dr., Floor #3 

Room A301

Chardon, OH 44024

For more information, call 440-279-1902. 


Use these handy QR codes to get more information about the vaccines.







COVID-19 clinics are Tuesday and Wednesday by appointment only. Please call 440-279-1950 to schedule an appointment! 

Child and Adult Immunization Clinics

Geauga Public Health offers child and adult immunization clinics to those who have no insurance or those who are underinsured. We accept children with Medicaid. 

Learn more about it here!

To schedule an appointment call 440-279-1950 

Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB)

"Your accreditation from PHAB is an impressive achievement. CDC recognizes the time and effort that leaders and staff members from all levels of your health department have dedicated to this effort.  We commend Geauga Public Health for this achievement".

- Jose Montero, CDC

Achievement Letter from CDC

Recent Research on Natural Immunity to COVID-19

Geauga Public Health continues its fight against the COVID virus.  Part of that fight is looking at all defenses against the COVID virus and often one that is felt to be under represented by some is natural immunity.  Linked below you will see our recent research with Lake County regarding natural immunity to the COVID virus.  

- Adam Litke, Interim Administrator 

Natural Immunity


NPDES Sampling Information

The Environmental Health Division offers sampling services for all NPDES household sewage treatment systems (HSTS) located in Geauga County.  Staff members performing the sampling are Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS) certified by the Ohio Department of Health.  Sampling protocols are based on the sample procedures outlined by the Ohio EPA and are contained in the Ohio EPA. (2012) Manual of OEPA Surveillance Methods and Quality Assurance Practices.  Samples are analyzed by the Geauga County Water Resources Laboratory. 

Samples are collected Monday through Thursday from 8:30 am to 1:00 pm.  A Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS) will contact you to discuss the sampling requirements and schedule an appointment.  You are not required to be home for the sampling however it is requested that all animals be secured on the day of sampling.  During the site visit the REHS will be available to answer any questions and review the operation and maintenance of your system with you.  Complete the NPDES sampling request form to schedule sampling.  The form can be dropped of at the office, mailed, or emailed to EHServices@Geaugacountyhealth.org. 

Geauga Public Health accept cash, check, bank check, money order, or credit card.  There is a 2% handling fee on all credit card purchase.  For more information call 440-279-1914 x0 or email ehservices@geaugacountyhealth.org.

Geauga Public Health NPDES Sampling Request Form


NPDES Permit


  1. Obtain Local Health Department Authorization to Install an Approved Household Sewage Treatment System (HSTS).  
  2. Obtain and operate the HSTS under an appropriate Operations and Maintenance Service contract from an Ohio Department of Health registered service provider.  
  3. Perform annual diagnostic sampling to evaluate performance of the HSTS, under either the service contract identified in Part I, B above or with working with the local health district having jurisdiction.   
  4. Permit Transfer – In the event of a property ownership change, General Permit Coverage Transfer form (see Part III. F) must be submitted to Ohio EPA. 
    1. NPDES Trasnfer Applicaiton
    2. Notice of Intent (NOI) Transfer Instructions
    3. NPDES General Permit OHK000004
  5. Nothing in this permit shall relieve the homeowner from any responsibilities, liabilities, or penalties established pursuant to Ohio Department of Health Rules (Ohio Administrative Code Chapter 3701-29)



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