Health Dept. to accept electronic payment

Staff Report

POMEROY — The Meigs County Health Department can now accept electronic payments for fees and services such as, but not limited to, certified birth and death certificates.

Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express are accepted. There is a $2.50 processing fee for each debit card transaction and a $2.50 processing fee for each credit card transaction up to $50. Credit card payments exceeding $50 will be based on a 4 percent processing fee. There is a maximum credit card charge of $1,000.

You can now electronically order copies of Ohio birth certificates (1909-present) and Meigs County death certificates (1909-present) via the health department’s website, The service is offered via VitalCheck and there are additional convenience charges.

For more information contact Courtney Midkiff, Administrator/Registrar, at 740-992-6626 or

Staff Report