Hancock Public Health’s Lobby Closed To Walk-In Service

Hancock Public Health is closing its lobby to the general public to protect the health of their staff and the public.

Many services will still be available over the phone, website or via curbside service.

Details are in the following news release from Hancock Public Health.

Effective Monday, April 6, Hancock Public Health (HPH) is modifying delivery of services to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and to protect the health of the general public and our staff. We will be closing our lobby to the general public, but will continue to deliver essential services as follows M F from 9a.m. 4:30p.m.

Vital statistics (birth and death) certificates will be issued by calling ahead before 4p.m. at 419-424-7106 to arrange for curbside service during normal business hours. For these services, cash / checks / money orders will be accepted. HPH will also continue to process requests through the mail, online through VitalCheck, and over the phone with a debit or credit card. We encourage all funeral directors to submit their certificates via e-file, and they will be notified when their requested copies are available for curbside pickup.

For Environmental Services (plumbing, septic, wells, food service), HPH asks that customers call ahead before 4p.m. at 419-424-7870 for all service requests or questions. Options for processing Environmental Service paperwork include U.S. Mail, scan / email, fax, or curbside service at HPH. Options for payment include cash / check / money order at curbside or calling ahead with credit / debit card information. Please be aware that there may be a delay in paperwork processing of non-essential services.

Immunization and other nursing services: Walk-in clinics are closed and immunizations will be scheduled on an as needed basis, by appointment only. Please call 419-424-7441 with questions or to schedule an appointment.

Narcan (Naloxone) kits: Call Gary Bright at 567-250-5151 to arrange for safe delivery, curbside pick up, or mail order options.

“We thank the community for their patience with our staff and assure you that we have been working diligently to adjust to the constantly changing circumstances created by this pandemic. HPH resources will be directed to the most urgent public health needs as conditions and circumstances change.” – Karim Baroudi, Health Commissioner