24/7 Contact Information

 

To report a public health emergency or reportable disease, please call 740-532-3962.  After-hours callers will be provided phone numbers of 2 staff members who can be reached 24/7.

 

Mission Statement

The Lawrence County Health Department is committed to monitoring community health status, identifying and addressing public health threats, enforcing laws that protect the public health, as well as providing services to prevent and control diseases.

Vision

Lawrence County residents will enjoy improved quality of life because of Lawrence County Health Department’s dedication to health promotion, health education, disease prevention, and environmental health protection.

Values/Guiding Principles


  • Care for our community
  • Respect for our clients regardless of their circumstances
  • Commitment to public health
  • Teamwork
  • Qualified, experienced staff
  • Health promotion
  • Collaboration with community partners and stakeholder

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Private Water System 2019 Proposed Program Fees 

in accordance with Ohio Revised Code 3701-3614 & 3701-28-03

There will be a Public Meeting held at Lawrence County Health Department

on July 17, 2019 at 12:00 p.m. 

Fees were adopted on 7/18/2019 and go into effect immediately

 

2019 PROPOSED PRIVATE WATER SYSTEM (PWS) 6/19/2019   LOCAL FEE ODH STATE FEE   ODNR FEE SAMPLE FEE TOTAL
             
SINGLE FAMILY (WELL, SPRING, CISTERN, HWST) NEW $225.00 $74.00 $20.00   $319.00
SINGLE FAMILY (TEST WELL) NEW $110.00 $74.00 $20.00   $204.00
SINGLE FAMILY (Pond) NEW $225.00 $74.00     $299.00
SINGLE FAMILY (Conversion) NEW $225.00 $74.00     $299.00
NON-SINGLE FAMILY  (WELL, SPRING, CISTERN, HWST, TEST WELL) NEW $300.00 $74.00 $20.00   $394.00
NON-SINGLE FAMILY  (CONVERSION) NEW $300.00 $74.00     $374.00
SINGLE FAMILY (WELL, SPRING, CISTERN, HWST, TEST WELL) ALT $150.00 $74.00     $224.00
NON-SINGLE FAMILY (WELL, SPRING, CISTERN, HWST, TEST WELL) ALT $200.00 $74.00     $274.00
SINGLE FAMILY (WELL, SPRING, CISTERN, HWST) SEAL $100.00       $100.00
NON-SINGLE FAMILY (WELL, SPRING, CISTERN, HWST) SEAL $110.00       $110.00
VARIANCE   $50.00       $50.00
FILING AND PROCESSING   $0.00       $0.00
CONTRACTOR INSPECTION   $100.00       $100.00
WATER HAULER   $100.00       $100.00
             
PENALTY - 25% LOCAL FEE            

 

Community Involvement Needed 

We are beginning a new multi-county Community Health Assessment (CHA) in partnership with Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital and Kings’ Daughters Medical Center.  Counties that will be surveyed include our county as well as Boyd, Carter, and Greenup Counties in Kentucky.  Having a current CHA is a Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) requirement, and it is also a requirement of ODH.   The survey will be collected until April.  The following link contains the survey, and it has been added to our health department Facebook page.  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/HCHC_CHNA_19.  I would like to ask you to complete the survey and to share it if you would. 

 

 

 

 

Garbage Haulers 2019

This list includes authorized garbage haulers in Lawrence County for 2019.   Garbage haulers are not authorized to conduct business in the county without a valid license from Lawrence County Health Department.  Those wishing to operate a garbage hauler business must complete an application, pay required license fee of $90.00 and $30 for each additional truck inspection annually.  Please contact our office with any questions.  

 

Knight’s Hauling                             740-894-2244

Powers Sanitation                          740-886-7400

Collection Service                           740-867-8869

Elkins Waste Service                      606-473-0034

On-Time Garbage                          740-643-0881

Walter’s Refuge                             740-256-6418

Get R Done                                   740-533-9444

D&K Sanitation                              740-532-8893

Advantage Disposal                       740-377-2630

Buckeye Sanitation                        740-861-9694

Hart Sanitation                              606-739-5991

Dickess Garbage                           740-550-3416

Industrial Sanitation                      740-532-2000                     

Scott Skaggs                                740-532-6314

Rumpke                                                      740-534-9738

 

 

 

Community Involvement Needed 

We are beginning a new multi-county Community Health Assessment (CHA) in partnership with Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital and Kings’ Daughters Medical Center.  Counties that will be surveyed include our county as well as Boyd, Carter, and Greenup Counties in Kentucky.  Having a current CHA is a Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) requirement, and it is also a requirement of ODH.   The survey will be collected until April.  The following link contains the survey, and it has been added to our health department Facebook page.  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/HCHC_CHNA_19.  I would like to ask you to complete the survey and to share it if you would. 

 

CRIBS FOR KIDS

 Lawrence County Health Department has partnered with the Cribs for Kids program to provide cribettes to infants who don't otherwise have a safe place to sleep.  Eligibility guidelines include: 

  • Must be a resident of Lawrence County

  • Must meet WIC income guidelines

  • 3rd trimester (at least 32 weeks pregnant), or infant 12 months of age or younger

  • Infant doesn't already have a crib

Please call 740-532-3962 to make an appointment.

Click links below for education on safe sleep and infant mortality statistics

Safe Sleep

Infant Mortality Report

 


  

 

11/15/18 ----THE PUBLIC HEARING WAS HELD ON 11/14/2018 AND RESOLUTION  2018-46 WAS PASSED FOR THE 2019 ENVIRONMENTAL FEES.----

Fees are listed below. 


Resolution 2018-46 is a resolution to increase fees in certain programs see attached resolution and program fee schedule. The public hearing will be held on November 14, 2018 @ 11:30 am at the Lawrence County Health Department. 

 

2019 Food Program Licensing Fees

 

10/24/2018

*Renewal Applications for the Food Program are considered late if postmarked after March 1st*

The renewals will go out after January 1st  and they must the be accompanied by the renewal application and invoice for processing.  Incomplete applications and/or without signatures will be returned with the payment and can not be processed until renewal application is completed and signed.

Commercial

Total Fee

Local Amount

State Amount

Late Penalty Amount

Total with Late Fee

Risk Level 1 < 25,000 SQ. FT.

$228

$200

$28.00

$50

$278

Risk Level 1 ≥ 25,000 SQ. FT.

$334

$306

$28.00

$76.50

$410.50

Risk Level 2 < 25,000 SQ. FT.

$276

$248

$28.00

$62

$338

Risk Level 2 ≥ 25,000 SQ. FT.

$350

$322

$28.00

$80.50

$430.50

Risk Level 3 < 25,000 SQ. FT.

$488

$460

$28.00

$115

$603

Risk Level 3 ≥ 25,000 SQ. FT.

$1,164

$1,136

$28.00

$284

$1,448

Risk Level 4 < 25,000 SQ. FT.

$610

$582

$28.00

$145.50

$755.50

Risk Level 4 ≥ 25,000 SQ. FT.

$1,250

$1,222

$28.00

$305.50

$1,555.50

 

Non-Commercial

Total Fee

Local

Amount

State Amount

Late Penalty Amount

Total with Late Fee

Risk Level 1 < 25,000 SQ. FT.

$114

$100

$14.00

$25

$139

Risk Level 1 ≥ 25,000 SQ. FT.

$167

$153

$14.00

$38.25

$205.25

Risk Level 2 < 25,000 SQ. FT.

$138

$124

$14.00

$31

$169

Risk Level 2 ≥ 25,000 SQ. FT.

$175

$161

$14.00

$40.25

$215.25

Risk Level 3 < 25,000 SQ. FT.

$244

$230

$14.00

$57.50

$301.50

Risk Level 3 ≥ 25,000 SQ. FT.

$582

$568

$14.00

$142

$724

Risk Level 4 < 25,000 SQ. FT.

$305

$291

$14.00

$72.75

$377.75

Risk Level 4 ≥ 25,000 SQ. FT.

$625

$611

$14.00

$152.75

$777.75

 

Mobile, Vending & Temporary

Total Fee

Local Amount

State Amount

Mobile Food Service/Retail Food

$78

$50

$28.00

Temporary Food License (Commercial)

$25

$25

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vending Machine Food Service

 

 

$6.00

 

Plan Review - Commercial/ Non-Commercial 

Fee

Risk Level 1 & 2 < 25,000 SQ. FT.

$100

Risk Level 1 & 2 ≥ 25,000 SQ. FT.

$200

Risk Level 3 & 4 < 25,000 SQ. FT.

$300

Risk Level 3 & 4 ≥ 25,000 SQ. FT.

$400

 

 

 

Plan Review - Extensive Alteration

Fee

Risk Level 1 & 2 < 25,000 SQ. FT.

$100

Risk Level 1 & 2 ≥ 25,000 SQ. FT.

$100

Risk Level 3 & 4 < 25,000 SQ. FT.

$150

Risk Level 3 & 4 ≥ 25,000 SQ. FT.

$200

 

Expedited Fees

Fee

3 Day Expedited Fee (In Addition to Plan Review Fee)

$1,000

10 Day Expedited Fee (In Addition to Plan Review Fee) 

$500

 

Education

Fee

ServSafe Licensed by the Lawrence County Health Department

$150

ServSafe Retest Fee

$70

 

 

 

New or Replacement Septic Permit

$201

$74

$275

Septic/Leach Bed Repair

$201

$35

$236

New Site Evaluation (includes soil evaluation)

$200

 

 

Sale of Property Inspection

$225

 

 

Water Well Inspection

$50

 

 

Water Sample

$50

 

 

Garbage Hauler License Registration

$90

$30 per truck

 

 

Septic Pumper’s License Registration

$90

$30 per truck

 

 

Septic Installer’s License

$100

 

 

 

 

*Late fee is 25% of local fee ORC-3709.09 (D)

*Late fee will be added for permanent campground once local fee is established for 2020.

 

 

 

 

Body Art Facility

$140

$175

Temporary Body Art Facility

$70

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