Health Department

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New Philadelphia City Health Department

Protecting Public Health Since 1854 



"Thank You!" to the friends and supporters of the New Philadelphia City Health Dept for supporting this department during the HB 110 deliberations

Thank You: the Ohio Legislature had proposed closing down 19 of the smaller health departments (departments that serve a population less than 50,000 individuals) in Ohio. Through your efforts, calls and letters, an amendment was added to the HB 110 Omnibus Bill that exempted all such departments from this provision, provided the department was accredited or in the process of becoming accredited. Special thanks go to Senator Jay Hottinger for inserting the language into the Omnibus Bill that spared this department. Thank you again to all our supporters!!.  

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The New Philadelphia Health Department works to promote better health for our citizens, to maintain a healthful environment and to collaborate in the prevention of diseases and disabilities.  We do this by providing Clinic Services to citizens, a variety of Environmental Health Progams, and issuance of Vital Statistics documents for residents.

Board of Health Meetings are held  the second Wednesday of each month at 12:00 PM in the New Philadelphia City Building Council Chambers, located at 150 East High Avenue.

Health Department Mission Statement

The New Philadelphia City Health Department is working to promote better health for our citizens, to provide personal and community health services; to maintain a healthful environment and is desirous of cooperating with other community and State agencies in the prevention and control of diseases and disabilities.

For information regarding infectious disease and reportable diseases, this information is found on the Ohio Department of Health website. You can access this information here. If you need to report an infectious reportable disease, please call this office at 330.364.4491 x1208.  

New Philadelphia City Board of Health

The New Philadelphia City Health Department is goverened by a five-person Board of Health, as required by state law, with Mayor Joel Day acting at Board President. Each of the members is appointed by the Mayor of New Philadelphia for a five-year term. The current New Philadelphia City Board of Health members are:

          Voting Members                                Term Expires

                 Barb Schwartz                                       02/01/2026                   President-Pro-Tem

                 Judee Dzigiel, Esq                                 02/01/2022

                 Diane Rusznak                                       02/01/2023

                 Anne Geib                                              02/01/2024

                 Lori Kuehne, MD                                   02/01/2025

          New Philadelphia City Council Representative

                 John Zucal                                           -----

New Philadelphia City Health Department Leadership

Under Ohio law, each health department must have at least three leadership positions. Our current leadership is as follows: 

          --Vickie Ionno, RN             Health Commissioner

          --Nichole Bache, RN         Director of Nursing

          --Lee Carl Finley, REHS    Director of Environmental Health

Health Department Leadership can be contacted by calling the main telephone number for the Health Department. 

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Contact Information

330-364-4491 X1208


150 East High Avenue

New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.


For an after-hours public health emergency: Please contact the New Phila Police Dept at 330-343-4488