Sidney Shelby County Health Department Sidney-Shelby County Health Department Private Water


We are here to serve the citizens of Shelby County by protecting and improving the health of the community, and preventing disease by providing surveillance, education and service programs.

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202 West Poplar Street
Sidney, OH 45365
Fax: 937-498-7013


Hours: Monday-Friday
7:30 am – 4:00 pm
Emergency After Hours
Number: 937-498-1111

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Public Swimming Pools

Sidney-Shelby County Health Department Public Swimming PoolsPublic swimming pools in Shelby County (including public spas, wading pools, and spray grounds) are licensed and inspected by this office in order to protect the bathing public from injury, minimize the potential for disease transmission, and provide a safe and healthy aquatic recreational environment. The Health Department does not license or inspect residential swimming pools.

Public Swimming Pool Rules

Ohio Department of Health (ODH) Public Swimming Pool Program Link
CDC Information on Healthy Swimming

Public Swimming Pool License Application


Check out the video from CDC on Recreational Water Illness!  Funny and informative!