City of Middletown Health Department

Welcome to the City of Middletown Health Department

Our Mission

To Promote and Protect the health and well-being of all Middletown residents!

Our Vision

A Connected and Healthy Community in which to Work, Live and Play!

Our Values




A health community with a strong sense of unity among its members. A desire to belong and help one another is necessary for all to feel Safe, Connected and Invested.

Respect: Respect for all People and Property encourages community members to feel Valued and Welcomed. Differences should be expected and embraced. 

Healthy Lifestyle: Adequate opportunities to live a Healthy Lifestyle include access to Comprehensive Wellness and Preventative Healthcare, Substance Abuse Prevention, Treatment, Nutritious Foods, Safe Clean Neighborhoods, Parks, Trails and Recreational Activities for all ages and physical abilities. 

Kindness: Regular Kind and Caring interactions among members are essential in order to foster Compassion and Empathy. 

Education: Access to Health Information and Opportunities for education improves Awareness of Healthy Behaviors, Health Promotion and Available Resources. Health 

Department Services

Services are provided in accordance with State of Ohio statutes and Ohio Public Health Council directives.

Vital Statistics

The Vital Statistics Department provides Certified Birth Certificates for any birth that occurred in the State of Ohio and Certified Death Certificates for any deaths that occur within the City limits of Middletown, Ohio. Birth and Death certificates cost $25.00 per copy.


Certificates are available to order online with the City of Middletown Health Department, by phone or in person at the CMHD between the hours of 8am-4pm. Certificates ordered online or by phone can be expedited for an additional fee. 

Environmental Health

The Environmental Department assures a Safe and Healthy environment by monitoring and licensing all food related facilities: restaurants, grocery stores, vending locations, mobile units and temporary events, like the Ohio Balloon Challenge. The Environmental Department investigates food borne illnesses within the City limits of Middletown and has responsibilities regarding private water supplies, new installation inspections of on-site sewage systems and surveys. 

The Environmental Department monitors school environments, tattoo and body piercing establishments, provides smoking ban enforcement as mandated by Ohio State Law and inspects the City Jail. The Environmental Department investigates animal bites for the Rabies Control Program and licenses and monitors all pools and spas (apartment complexes, health clubs etc.). The Environmental Department is also very involved in Emergency Response Planning and Emergency Response Training activities in Ohio. Health Education The City of Middletown Health Department provides information to the community regarding a wide variety of health issues, environmental food safety, health wellness programs, preparedness and current public health events and alerts impacting our Community, County and State.

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