City of Middletown Health Department

Welcome to the City of Middletown Health Department

The City of Middletown Health Department is a Nationally Accredited Health Department through the Public Health Accreditation Board. We are committed to community and quality improvement, collaboration and public health practice. We are proud to serve the community of Middletown!
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Our Mission

To prevent disease and injury, promote health and wellness, protect the environment and achieve health equity.

Our Vision

We aspire to create a healthy and connected community where residents can enjoy optimal physical, emotional and environmental health.

Our Values

Build: We work with partners and stakeholders to meet the needs of our community to promote health equity.

Unity: We show support, courtesy and understanding for all with whom we interact.

Teamwork: We capitalize on our collective differences, strengths and perspectives.

Leadership: We are committed to developing a public health staff that exceeds core competencies and provides outstanding service to the community.

Excellence: We set goals and strive to achieve the highest quality of public health service through innovation and demonstration of outcomes.

Respect:  We respect the diversity of those we serve and value the contributions made by all staff.

Department Services

Services are provided in accordance with State of Ohio statutes and Ohio Public Health Council directives.

Vital Statistics

The Vital Statistics Department provides Certified Birth Certificates for any birth that occurred in the State of Ohio and Certified Death Certificates for any deaths that occur within the city limits of Middletown, Ohio. Birth and Death certificates cost $25.00 per copy. 

Certificates are available to order online with the City of Middletown Health Department, by phone or in person at the CMHD between the hours of 8am-5pm. Certificates ordered online or by phone can be expedited for an additional fee. 

Environmental Health

The Environmental Department assures a Safe and Healthy environment by monitoring and licensing all food related facilities: restaurants, grocery stores, vending locations, mobile units and temporary events, like the Ohio Balloon Challenge. The Environmental Department investigates food borne illnesses within the city limits of Middletown and has responsibilities regarding private water supplies, new installation inspections of on-site sewage systems and surveys. 

The Environmental Department monitors school environments, tattoo and body piercing establishments, provides smoking ban enforcement as mandated by Ohio State Law and inspects the City Jail. The Environmental Department investigates animal bites for the Rabies Control Program and licenses and monitors all pools and spas (apartment complexes, health clubs etc.). The Environmental Department is also very involved in Emergency Response Planning and Emergency Response Training activities in Ohio. Health Education the City of Middletown Health Department provides information to the community regarding a wide variety of health issues, environmental food safety, health wellness programs, preparedness and current public health events and alerts impacting our Community, County and State. 

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