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Summit County Health & Health Disparities Report

April is National Minority Health Month

April is Healthy Homes Awareness Month

Spring Safety Tips

2014 Summit County Public Health Annual Report

Disaster Preparedness: Get a Kit. Make a Plan. Be Informed.



Trainings & Workshops:

Healthy Homes Workshops
for parents/guardians of children under 6 years of age

  • April 11, 2015
    Jennings CLC cafeteria
    227 E. Tallmadge Ave.
    Akron 44310

  • April 18, 2015
    Cuy. Falls Library
    2015 3rd St.
    Cuy. Falls 44211

  • April 25, 2015
    Barberton Library
    602 W. Park Ave.
    Barberton 44203

For more information, contact
Jane Trinter 330-926-5632

In the Neighborhood:

Akron Urban League
A.S.S.E.T. Program
Free 90-Day Business Education /Computer Training Program
Click here for more information

Home Weatherization Assistance Program
The Home Weatherization Assistance Program (HWAP) serves low- or fixed-income families. HWAP is designed to help lower heating bills by correcting energy deficiencies. 

Summit County's Resource for Recycling
Did you know that more than 60% of what is thrown away could be recycled? The majority of trash may be considered to be a “resource” that can be used and not wasted or buried in a landfill. Recycling allows our resources (trash) to be used to their full potential.  More...


Information about Affordable Care Act Health Insurance Marketplace

April 16, 2015 is
National Health Care Decisions Day


Summit County 2015 Minority Health Month:
A 30-Day Welless Campaign


Effective January 1, 2015, new rules require all septic systems in the state to fall under a routine maintenance program and will require homeowners of any private sewage treatment system to have an Operation Permit. 

SCPH held a public presentation on
March 25, 2015 at 5:30 pm
to provide information, followed by a public comment session. A copy of the presentation is provided below, along with the proposed sewage code and fees.

RESPONSES to Questions from
3/25/15 Public Meeting

Public Presentation 3/25/15
Proposed SCPH Sewage Code
Sewage Treatment System Fees
Operation Permit Terms/Requirements

For questions or comments:



For questions regarding TB, call

To schedule an appointment to have
a TB test read, call

School FAQs 4/8/15
Letter to Parents/Guardians
Consent for Testing
Notice of Privacy Practices
TB Fact Sheet
TB Skin Test Fact Sheet

Project: DAWN - Deaths Avoided with Naloxone

Project DAWN is a community-based drug overdose prevention and education project. Participants receive training on recognizing the signs and symptoms of overdose, distinguishing between different types of overdose, performing rescue breathing, calling emergency medical services and administering intranasal Naloxone.


Monday 20 Utility Assistance Project






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Press Releases:

TB Media Release
April 9, 2015

April is Healthy Homes Awareness Month

Health Homes Awareness Month Workshops

Change to Sewage Rules
March 3, 2015

January is National Radon Action Month

SCPH Offers Free Radon Kits and Home Rehab Lead Grant


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