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Ashtabula County Health Department

Main Office – 12 West Jefferson Street, Jefferson, Ohio

(440) 576-6010 option 2

Nursing Division direct line (440)576-3023 


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 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.

Listing of Staff:






Medical Director

Kawalek, Wayne, M.D.



Becker, Jay

Administrative Assistant/Registrar for Vital Statistics

Marcy, Kimberly

Deputy Registrar Clerk

Steigerwald, Laura


Hegfield, Ann

Clerk, Deputy Registrar

Elliott, Andrea


Krieg, Rhonda


ENVIRONMENTAL (440)576-6010



Dir. of Environmental Health

Barnes, Randall K.

Registered Sanitarian

Menzie, Matthew

Registered Sanitarian

Palmer, Terry

Registered Sanitarian

Shanks, Todd

Chief Plumbing Inspector

Dietrich, John

Plumbing Inspector

Martin, Gerald




NURSING (440)576-3023



Dir. of Public Health Nursing

Kettunen, Christine


Armour-Jones, Rondel



Emergency Preparedness Coord.

Cleveland, Jennifer

Emergency Planner/ Tobacco Policy Specialist

Booker, Terrell

Health Educator

Armour-Jones, Rondel

Health Educator

Seiple, Ryan

Public Health Nurse/ Unit Manager

Distelrath, Barb

Public Health Nurse

Burleson, Rose

Public Health Nurse

Dalin, Stephanie

Public Health Nurse

Harvey, Margaret

Public Health Nurse

Parsons, Robin


Public Health Nurse

Summers, Judy

Public Health Nurse

Tredway, April

Public Health Nurse

Weber, Melissa

Nursing Clerk

Agnew, Joann

Nursing Clerk

Yarbrough, Pat




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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