Morrow County Health Department



The Morrow County Health Department will be closed beginning

Wednesday, December 24th through Thursday, January 1st.

The office will open again for regular business on

Monday, January 5th.


We know that public health doesn’t take a holiday, so in an effort

to serve you in a pinch during the holiday closing, we will be open on Monday, December 29th from 7:15am to 5:00pm

to provide services for birth/death records and registration for the

sewage program.



Morrow County Health Officials Plan Proactively For Ebola


What is Ebola?

Ebola is a rare but deadly disease caused by a virus that can infect humans and other primates (monkeys, gorillas and chimpanzees). The time between infection and the start of symptoms ranges from 2 to 21 days, but the average is 8 to 10 days.   

What You Need to Know about Ebola

Click here for more information.

Ebola outbreak

The first outbreak of Ebola occurred in 1976 in what is now the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and outbreaks have since appeared sporadically in rural areas of Africa.  An outbreak of Ebola began in December 2013 and has spread throughout Liberia, Guinea, Nigeria and Sierra Leone.  Both of the people to get Ebola in the US have been healthcare workers who were caring for an Ebola patient who caught the disease in West Africa.  One of those healthcare workers traveled to Summit County, Ohio, flying in and out of the Cleveland airport.  The Morrow County Health Department has reviewed the flight manifest;  there were no Morrow County residents on the flight.  No Morrow County residents have been identified as contacts of the healthcare worker while in Ohio.   

What are the symptoms?

The first Ebola symptoms are fever, fatigue, muscle pain, headache and sore throat. This is followed by vomiting, stomach pain, diarrhea, rash, symptoms of impaired kidney and liver function, unexplained bruising or bleeding, and in some cases both internal and external bleeding.

What are we doing to protect the community?

Click here for an update from October 16, 2014. 

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