Wayne County Combined General Health District - Wooster, Ohio


What is BCMH?

BCMH (Bureau for Children with Medical Handicaps) is a health care program in the Ohio Department of Health that links families of children with special health care needs to a network of quality providers and helps families obtain payment for the services their child needs.

Who is eligible for BCMH?

Those who are permanent residents of Ohio that are aged 0-21 years old and under the care of a BCMH approved doctor for a chronic medical condition that is eligible for BCMH services. Financial eligibility is required for the treatment program of BCMH.

What conditions are eligible for BCMH?

Some of the medical eligible conditions are:

AIDS Hearing Loss
Cancer Hemophilia
Cerebral Palsy Juvenile arthritis
Chronic Lung Disease Metabolic disorders
Cleft lip/palate Scoliosis
Congenital heart disease Severe vision disorders
Cystic Fibrosis Sickle cell disease
Diabetes Spina bifida


To learn more about BCMH or to enroll,  the Wayne County Health Department at 330-264-9590.  Nurses are available to assist families with the BCMH application process and help them find the services they need for their child.

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.

To report a Communicable Disease or other Health Emergency after normal business hours
please call 330-264-2222

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