Contact Us

Ashtabula County Health Department

Main Office – 12 West Jefferson Street, Jefferson, Ohio

(440) 576-6010


Other Contact Information

Main Number:  (440) 576-6010

To contact our departments, click one of these below:

Health Commissioner

Director of Environmental Health

Director of Public Health Nursing


Accreditation Coordinator/Health Educator/MRC Coordinator

Public Health Emergency Planner/Disease Surveillance Specialist


To report a Class A Infectious Disease to the Ashtabula County Health Department, please call immediately 440-576-3023. If you are calling during off hours you are instructed to contact the Ashtabula County Dispatch at 440-576-0055 and ask for a health official to contact you.  A report must be made to the Ashtabula County Health Department unless the patient resides in the city of Ashtabula or the city of Conneaut.  In that case, the report should be made to either the Ashtabula City Health Department or the Conneaut City Health Department.   Class A Diseases must be reported to the local Public Health jurisdiction of residence of the patient.


Staff Directory

Name – Title – Email/Phone

Raymond J. Saporito, Health Commissioner –

Robert Malinowski, D.O., Medical Director –


Louie Donathan, Administrator –

Randall K. Barnes, Dir. of Environmental Health –

Christine Kettunen, Dir. of Public Health Nursing –

Jay Becker, Epidemiologist/Emergency Coordinator –

(440) 576-3023 ext. 112

Andrea Elliott, Clerk

Denise Clark, Tobacco Prevention Specialist –

John Dietrich, Plumbing Inspector –

Barb Distelrath, Unit Manager/Public Health Nurse –

Ann Hegfield, Clerk –

Colleen L. Jones, Public Health Nurse –

(440) 576-3023 ext. 113

Lori Kingston, Public Health Nurse –

Kimberly Marcy, Administrative Assistant/Registrar –

Tammy Mathews, Public Health Nurse/Unit Manager –

Matthew Menzie, Registered Sanitarian –

Julie Newmeyer, Public Health Nurse

Terry Palmer, Registered Sanitarian –

Todd Shanks, Registered Sanitarian –

Jodi Slayton, Public Health Nurse –

Autumn Snyder, Nursing Clerk –

Laura Steigerwald, Deputy Registrar Clerk –

Judy Summers, Public Health Nurse –

April Tredway, Public Health Nurse –

Maria Walker, Health Educator/Accreditation Coordinator/MRC Coordinator –

(440) 576-3023 ext. 120

Robert Wollschleger, Chief Plumbing Inspector –

Pat Yarbrough, Nursing Clerk –


For more information, click one of these below:

Ohio Department of Health (ODH) main website

Ohio Reportable Infectious Diseases

Ohio Infectious Disease Control Manual

Ohio Department of Health Forms Finder

Ohio Department of Health List of Forms and Worksheets

Ohio Food Recalls

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)