Connie Shiverdecker, Deputy Registrar,
has been employed with the Health Department since 2007. She issues birth and
death certificates, collects vital statistics, and prepares minutes for the
Fatality Review Board. She also assists with other secretarial duties within the environmental division.
Please see State of Ohio press release link below:
State of Ohio Press Release on Statewide Issuance
The Darke County Health Department can only issue death certificates for deaths that occurred in Darke County. To obtain a copy of a death certificate of a death that occurred in another county, contact that county.
For genealogy purposes the Darke County Health Department has birth and death certificates for individuals that were either born or died in Darke County. Records start December 20, 1908 to the present.
Anyone wishing to deliver their baby at home can pickup the birth forms that need to be filled out.
We have Certificates of Service – people who died in another state but are buried in Darke County.
The fee for certified copies of birth or death certificates is $23.00.
Birth Certificate Request Form
Death Certificate Request Form
E-mail the Vital Statistics Division
Page last updated: 9/13/2011