Contact Info: firstname.lastname@example.org or 419-586-3251 ext. 6-1453.
Vital Statistics hours are 7:30 am-4:00 pm, Monday – Friday.
Certified copies of birth and death certificates can be obtained in person or via phone at the health district office any time during normal operating hours. CLICK HERE for the printable Vital Statistics request form.
The Mercer County Health District maintains Birth and Death records from 1908 to present. If a person was born in Ohio or died in Mercer County, that record should be available at our office. Contact Probate Court 419-586-8779 for records prior to 1908.
A Certified Death or Birth copy is $28.00 each. Cash, Personal checks, Money Orders and major *Credit/Debit Cards are accepted.
*Fee applies with credit card purchases.
Make checks payable to: Mercer County Health District.
MCHD accepts birth and death certificate requests online!
The Mercer County Health District is not responsible for lost, stolen, or non-delivered orders handled by the US Postal Service for delivery. All sales are final and non-refundable.
Burial Permits: Required by law for burial of human remains in a cemetery or cremation.
Certificate of Services: Record of Human remains being transported into the State of Ohio for disposition.
Supplemental Affidavits: Additions or corrections made to Death records by coroner or physician.
Paternity Acknowledgement: Affidavit used by non-married parents who wish to have biological father’s name appear on the birth record. This is an affirmed statement by both parents at no charge.
Genealogy Research: Many of the birth /death records are available on our computer in our office. Our staff is available for searches during working hours. However, extensive searches are conducted as time allows. There is a charge of .05 a page/after the first 20 free pages. We do accept requests for research through the mail (a self addressed-stamped return envelope is required) and we will return information requested as soon as time allows. If you require a legal document, a State Certified Copy will be issued at present cost.
National Center for Health Statistics – for information on obtaining records outside the state of Ohio