What is Ebola?
Ebola, also known as the Ebola virus disease, is a rare and deadly disease caused by infection of one of the Ebola virus strains.
What are the signs and symptoms of Ebola?
Signs and symptoms of Ebola include fever (greater than 100.4 degrees F) and severe headache, muscle pain, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach pain or unexplained bleeding or bruising. Signs and symptoms may appear anywhere from 2 to 21 days after exposure to Ebola, however 8 to 10 days is most common.
How is Ebola spread?
The virus is spread through DIRECT CONTACT with blood and body fluids of a person who is sick with Ebola. Ebola is NOT spread through the air or by water or, in general, by food.
What you need to know about Ebola
ODH Call Center Information
Information for Travelers
Information for Healthcare Workers: Infectious Disease Control Manual - Ebola
Welcome to Tuscarawas County Health Department Website,
your online link for public health services in Tuscarawas County, Ohio. Tuscarawas County Health Department (TCHD) is a high-performance organization offering a wide variety of services to residents of Tuscarawas County. This site provides an overview of our services and important health and safety information. If you have additional questions that this website does not answer please contact us at 330-343-5555 or 1-800-860-8302 and one of our employees will be happy to assist you.
Services We Provide
- Alcohol and Addiction Outpatient Chemical Dependency Treatment
- Bureau for Children with Medical Handicaps
- Blood Pressure Checks
- Car Seat Checks
- Communicable Disease Surveillance, Investigation and Control
- Dental Clinic
- Environmental Health Services and Licenses
- Family Planning
- Family Safety
- Health Clinic for Primary Care
- Health Education for Community and Schools
- Nutrition Counseling
- Public Health Emergency Preparedness
- Pregnancy Testing
- Prenatal Care
- STI Testing
- Vital Statistics
- Well Child Clinic
- WIC (Women, Infant and Children) Program