Wayne County Combined General Health District - Wooster, Ohio

Board of Health

Board of Health

Susan Buchwalter, Ph.D.
Brent R. Brown
Carl E. Forrer, Esq.
Jerry Herman
Rick Hanlon
Ella Kick, Ph.D.
Robert F. Lindsay, D.O.
Dennis Tafoya
Robert K. Troutman
Anne E. Wiseman, RN, BSN

Health Commissioner

Nicholas V. Cascarelli, EdD, MHHS, Health Commissioner

Medical Director

Kathryn Helmuth, M.D.

The Wayne County Health Department safeguards the health of its residents by:

  • Promoting healthy lifestyles through education
  • Preventing and monitoring disease
  • Protecting and preparing against environmental public health risks

Vision:  The Wayne County Health Department will serve as a model for its ability to advocate and maintain a healthier and safer community.

- We embrace change while venturing into the future with information, research and technology.
Respect - Our endeavor is to openly communicate, show compassion, and treat everyone with dignity, to ensure that all individuals are valued and informed.
Teamwork - Our team is strong because we care, we share, and we actively listen.  Because we help, respect and support each other, we are effective and dependable.
Accountability - We use responsible and professional judgement in assessing and addressing all community health needs, in a timely and effective manner.
Education - As a visible and trusted source of health-related information, guidance and assistance, we provide and maintain a trained, qualified workforce.
Ethics - We conduct ourselves with honesty, equality and integrity as we serve the community.



Wayne Health Department Hours

Health Department Office Hours

General Business Monday - Friday 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM for all divisions
Vital Statistics (birth and death certificates) issued Monday - Friday  8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Environmental Health Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM.  Closed for lunch from 12:00 - 1:15
WIC - By Appointment Only.  Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
          Walk-In Newsletters:  Tuesday:  11:30 AM - 1:30 PM; Thursday:  1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Pt. Care Walk-In Clinics Monday-Wednesday-Friday 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM and 1:00 - 4:00.

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