Public Swimming Pools & Spas

Our goals

Prevent spread of waterborne diseases, related illnesses, and accidents at public swimming pools and spas.

How we achieve our goals

Periodic inspections, education of operators, enforcement of regulations, monitoring of chemicals, water quality, and equipment.

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ODH Pool Forms
Injury Reporting Form
Injury Reporting Form Instructions

Frequently Asked Questions

Answers for Pool Staff


Chlorine and pH
Information for Swimmers


Cleaning Up Body Fluid Spills on Pool Surfaces
Equipment Replacement Notification Report
Fecal Accident Response
Hot Tub Rash
Pool Sanitation Sign
Swimmers Ear
Vomit and Blood Contamination of Pool Water


Ohio Department of Health Swimming Pool and Spa Site


Ohio Pool and Spa Regulations