Wayne County Combined General Health District - Wooster, Ohio

Vital Statistics Office

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
203 S. Walnut Street
Wooster, OH 44691
(330) 264-9590 Phone
(330) 262-2538 Fax

For further information, contact:

Beth A. Knopp
Registrar
bknopp@wayne-health.org

Donna J. Merriman
Deputy Registrar
dmerriman@wayne-health.org

 

Vital Statistics

Visit Our Office

Certified birth/death certificates are available same day at the Wayne County Health Department for $25 per certificate for persons born in Ohio after 1908 or for deaths that occurred in Wayne County after 1908.

The following forms of payment are accepted:

  • Cash
  • In state Ohio check with driver's license/Ohio I.D. (Out of state checks are not accepted.  There is a $30 fee for returned checks)
  • Credit card: There is a $7 additional fee for using credit cards

Mail Orders

Birth Certificates

Please enclose the following information (or print out and complete the Vital Statistics application) along with your payment of $25 in the form of a bank cashier's check, money order, or personal in-state Ohio check (out of state checks are not accepted) made payable to the Wayne County Health Department:

  1. Full name on certificate
  2. Date of birth
  3. Location of birth in Ohio
  4. Parents' names, including mother's maiden name
  5. Name, address, and phone number of Requester

Death Certificates/Fetal Death Certificates

Please enclose the following information along with your payment of $25 in the form of a bank cashier's check, money order, or personal in-state Ohio check (out of state checks are not accepted) made payable to the Wayne County Health Department:

  1. Full name on certificate
  2. Date of death
  3. Location of death
  4. Name, address, and phone number of Requester

Online Orders

Birth and death certificates may be ordered online at http://www.vitalchek.com using your credit card. Please note: The Wayne County Health Department has no direct control over the charges that VitalChek has in place through its website. Expedited shipping available at additional charge.

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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