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Summit County Public Health will be CLOSED on Friday, December 4, 2015 for an all-staff professional development meeting.
We will reopen on Monday, December 7 at 8:00am.

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November is National Diabetes Month

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



Trainings & Workshops:

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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...

Dental Clinic Now Open at Fairway!

Accepting new and returning patients
Call 330-812-3816 for an appointment




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Press Releases:

West Nile Case
September 1, 2015

TB Media Release
April 9, 2015

April is Healthy Homes Awareness Month

Healthy 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



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 Sewage Code
Sewage Treatment System Fees
Operation Permit Terms/Requirements

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HUD Lead-Based Paint Hazard Control

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.



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