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Board of Health

The governing body for the Seneca County General Health District is the nine-member Seneca County Board of Health. Local elected officials appoint Board of Health members. Five members are appointed by the District Advisory Council, made up of village mayors, township trustees, and a county commissioner. The cities of Tiffin and Fostoria each appoint two members. One member of the Board must be a physician.

Candidates Sought for Seneca County Board of Health

Candidates are currently being sought to fill two vacancies on the Seneca County Board of Health, which is the governing entity for the Seneca County General Health District.

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Board of Health Responsibilities

A Board of Health has six primary functions:

A Board of Health has six primary functions

State law requires the Board to report and take measures to control disease, enforce state public health laws, and promote health and well-being within the health district. The Board is responsible for the health district budget, hiring a health commissioner to serve as the chief executive officer and manage day-to-day operations and activities, and hiring a medical director when the health commissioner is not a physician.

Board of Health members

Board Members

Mark Akers, MD (appointed by Tiffin Mayor/City Council)

Bonnie Boroff (appointed by Tiffin Mayor/City Council)

Edward Logsdon, President (appointed by Fostoria Mayor/City Council)

Scott Lyons, Vice President (appointed by District Advisory Council)

McKenzie Posey, MSN, RN (appointed by District Advisory Council)

Natasha Vitte  (appointed by Fostoria Mayor/City Council)

Robert Watson (appointed by District Advisory Council)

Clay Wolph, DC (appointed by District Advisory Council)

Zachary West, DO (temporarily appointed by Board of Health for District Advisory Council)

Meeting Schedule

Beginning July 28, 2022, regular Board of Health meetings will be held at Ohio Educational Service Center (NCOESC), 928 W. Market St., Suite A, Tiffin. 

Due to construction at Seneca County General Health District, Board of Health meetings will continue to be held at NCOESC through December, or until construction is complete.
Board of Health meetings are held every fourth Thursday of each month at 6 p.m.

Members of the public may speak during the public comment section and are asked to keep comments under three minutes.

When allowed by law, the Board of Health may meet via Zoom at

Meeting ID: 872 9788 3663
Passcode: 799470
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Meeting ID: 872 9788 3663
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Board Meeting Documents

Board Meeting Minutes

Board of Health Agendas

Contact

Office Location
92 E. Perry Street
Tiffin, OH 44883

Hours
Monday - Friday

Nursing & Vital Statistics
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Environmental
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

WIC
M-W 8:30 AM  - 4:30 PM
Thu. 8:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Fri. 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Phone
(419) 447-3691

In the event of a public health emergency after regular business hours, weekends, and holiday, please contact the Health Commissioner through the Seneca County Sheriff's Office at (419) 447-3456.

Question

Public comments & questions can be submitted 2 hours before the meeting here.