It is the objective of the Logan County Health
District to eliminate or
reduce the present and anticipated environmental conditions in the community
that may adversely affect the public health, safety and well being.
Our sanitarians responds to complaints of environmental
conditions that may pose a threat to public health.
Each situation must be evaluated to determine the exact threat, educate the persons concerned,
and determine appropriate nuisance removal or abatement.
The Logan County Health District takes all citizen complaints
regarding nuisances seriously. If you
believe that a situation exists which poses a threat to the
public's health, we would like to know. Please call 937.592.9040 and report it to the Logan
County Health District. You may also e-mail us at LCHD@loganhealth.org
with nuisance complaints.
The Logan County Health District receives many requests to test mold in houses to see if
it is a health risk. The fact is that any mold can be a health risk to
persons depending on their susceptibility. So any mold is bad mold.
Molds should be considered signs of ventilation and moisture problems. The
source of the problem should be identified and repaired. Some examples of
moisture and ventilation problems are: Insufficiently ventilated
basements, crawl spaces, bathrooms, and any room that moisture is allowed to
Excellent sources of information about household mold are available on the
web at the
Centers for Disease Control
Department of Health
for Disease Control and Prevention
Department of Health & Human Services