Emergency Preparedness

The Seneca County General Health District is responsible for preparing Public Health, its partners and the community to respond to adverse events that affect the public’s health in our community.  Activities and exercises are planned in cooperation with the public, health care, safety and non-governmental organizations in Seneca County.

Preparedness Begins at Home

Preparedness is everyone’s responsibility! Take small steps today for a safer and more prepared tomorrow.  Click on a link below to learn more about preparing yourself for an emergency.

Below is a link to various resources from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to help you better prepare for a specific natural or man-made emergency.

Department Info

71 South Washington Street

Suite 1102

Tiffin, OH 44883

(419) 447-3691

Seneca County Alerts

The Seneca County Emergency Management Agency provides emergency alerts to anyone who lives, works, or regularly visits Seneca County. Seneca County WENS system will provide you with emergency notifications to your mobile device as well as email and landline. 

Click here to register for free today.

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71 South Washington St. Suite 1102 Tiffin, OH 44883

In the event of a public health emergency* the Seneca County General Health District can be contacted at anytime.

During regular business hours please call (419) 447-3691.

Regular business hours are Monday - Friday.

Nursing & Vital Statistics: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Environmental: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

WIC: M-W 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Thu. 8:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m., Fri. 8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

After business hours, weekends, and holidays please contact the SCGHD Health Commissioner via the Seneca County Sheriff's Office at (419) 447-3456


*A public health emergency includes Class A reportable disease, foodborne illness, and bioterrorism event.  

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