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12 W. Jefferson St. , Jefferson, OH 44047

Main: (440) 576-6010, option #3
Nursing Division  – direct line: (440)576-6010, option  #2

To report a Class A Infectious Disease call
440-576-6010 option #2

  •  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 either to 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.



(440)576-6010, option #3
Medical Director
Wayne Kawalek, M.D.
Health CommissionerJay Becker
Director of Quality & Performance
Jennifer Cleveland
AdministratorAllie Peterson
Administrative Assistant
ClerkAnn Hegfield
ClerkAndrea Elliott
ClerkRhonda Krieg
ClerkNicole Stewart

(440)576-6010, option #3
Director of Environmental Health
Randall K. Barnes
Environmental Health SpecialistMatthew Menzie
Environmental Health SpecialistTerry Palmer
Environmental Health SpecialistTodd Shanks
Chief Plumbing Inspector

Plumbing Inspector
John Dietrich

Benjamin Lynch


(440)576-6010, option #2

Director of Public Health Nursing
David Shumate
Nursing SupervisorDarlene Dyer
Epidemiologist & Emergency
Response Coordinator
Elizabeth Holden
Health Educator Ian Elliott
Public Health Nurse/
Children with Medical Handicaps
Nurse Practitioner

Public Health Nurse
Kathleen Shontz

Rose Burleson
Public Health Nurse
Public Health Nurse Kathy Johnson
Public Health Nurse Lori Johnston
Public Health Nurse Robin Parsons
Public Health Nurse April Tredway
Public Health Nurse
Nursing Clerk Joann Agnew
Nursing Clerk Tiffany Matyi
Nursing Clerk Pat Yarbrough

For more information, click one of these below:

Ohio Department of Health (ODH) main website

Ohio Reportable Infectious Diseases

Ohio Infectious Disease Control Manual (online)

Ohio Department of Health Forms Finder/Catalog

Ohio Department of Health List of Forms and Worksheets

FDA Food Recalls

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Ashtabula City Health Department

Conneaut City Board of Health

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