Welcome to the Portsmouth City Health Department

Our Mission is to prevent disease, promote optimal health and safety, bridge the gap of unmet health care needs, and respond to public health emergencies for the citizens of Portsmouth, Ohio.

Chris Smith, RS, MS
Health Commissioner

David K. Byers, MD
Medical Director

Board Members
Mayor James D. Kalb, President
Timothy Angel, PhD, President Pro Tempore
Elie Saab, MD, Vice President
George L. Davis III, ESQ.
Angela J. Hodge, DNP, FNP
Jennifer Lemaster

We want to hear from you.
We continuously collect data to assess the health of our community.
Please help us serve you better by using our Contact Form to let us know:

1. Do you get a flu vaccine annually?
2. If not, why?

Thank you.

RECOMMENDED LINKS

PUBLIC HEALTH
FOOD SERVICE INSPECTIONS

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Ohio Department of Health-Notifiable/reportable conditions
American Public Health Association

National Association of County and City Health Officials
Association of Ohio Health Commissioners
OSU Extension
Ohio Revised Code
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS AND PANDEMIC
Red Cross
Homeland Security
Ready.gov
FEMA

DISEASES AND CONDITIONS
American Cancer Society
National Cancer Institute

Tobacco use prevention
American Heart Association