Norwood Health Department


To prevent the spread of disease; promote healthy lifestyles and behaviors and protect our environment, residents and visitors from harmful effects of pollutants and diseases.

2059 Sherman Avenue, Norwood, Ohio 45212 * Phone (513) 458-4600 * Fax (513) 458-4606

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2059 Sherman Avenue, Norwood, Ohio 45212

Phone (513) 458-4600
Fax (513) 458-4606


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The Norwood City  Health Department is governed by a Board of Health and a health commissioner hired by the Board and approved by Norwood City Council.

Board of Health

The Board of Health is the governing body of the Norwood City Health Department, consisting of 5 members appointed by the Mayor and approved by Norwood City Council.  The Mayor is President of the Board by virtue of office.  Term of office is 5 years, with one member’s term expiring each year.  One seat on the Board of Health is reserved for a member of the “District Licensing Council” that evaluates fees for licensed entities in the community (restaurants, public swimming pools, grocery stores, tattoo parlors, etc.).

Members of the Norwood Board of Health are:
Gary Arthur, President Pro Tem
Kathy Hammond
Deborah Newton, RN
Jesse Layne
Open Seat: District Licensing Council Representative

Dr. Frank Perrino serves as the Medical Director.  He annually reviews medical policies and provides medical direction for communicable diseases and vaccine administration.


2017 Consumer Water Report

FSO Public Hearing Notice


Recycling Press Release

2011 Norwood Community health Assessment

Birth Certificate Abstract Application

Handicap Parking Application
Weight Loss and Health Benefits

Rabies Press Release

Health Department Staff Members

Dr. Frank Perrino, Interim Health Commissioner
Joe Chalfant, RS, Environmental Health Director
Chandra Corbin, RN, Director of Nursing
Dale Marshall, Health Inspector
Jean Tepe Tolbert, Local Registrar

Meeting Dates
The Board of Health normally meets on the 2nd Monday of each month at 5:15 p.m.  Meetings take place in the conference room at the health department facility located at 2059 Sherman Avenue.  Meetings are open to the public – enter through the rear door.  Dates may change due to conflicts with conferences. 



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