The Toledo-Lucas County Health Department is committed to being the leader in public health by promoting and protecting the health of all people where they live, learn, work, and play.
A Healthier Lucas County for Everyone
Our Core Values
Health Promotion: We actively promote the knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors that enable our community to reach its healthiest state.
People Focused: Our primary focus is to provide the best public health for those who rely on our leadership and guidance to live happier, healthier lives.
Collaboration: We foster partnerships with key community stakeholders to enhance the delivery and effectiveness of public health information and practices.
Communication: We encourage open and clear communication within our agency and to the community in a timely, culturally appropriate, and respectful manner.
Empowerment: We empower our citizens to make healthier choices through education and a shared responsibility for the health of the public.
Disease Prevention: We actively screen, evaluate, and educate our clients through evidence-based prevention strategies to minimize the threat of disease in our community.
Eric Zgodzinski, MPH, RS, CPH
David Grossman, MD
Shannon Lands, MBA, MPH
Director of Health Promotion & Policy Integration
Public Information Officer
David Welch, RS
Director of Environmental Health & Community Services
Kelly Burkholder-Allen, RN, MSEd
Director of Nursing and Health Services
Human Resources Administrator