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Our 2013 Annual Report is now available

April is Healthy Homes Awareness Month

  Healthy Homes
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County Health Rankings

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



Trainings & Workshops:

Certified Pool Operator Certification
May 22-23, 2014


In the Neighborhood:

"Book It for the Main Library"
May 17, 2014
New location:
Curbside, Main Library
60 South High St., Akron
More info...

Free Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening
May 3, 2014
More info...

Healthy Families Expo
April 26, 2014
Summit Lake Community Center
More info...

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...

Help Save Lives in Your Neighborhood
Neighborhood Safety Network Safety Tool Kit
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission needs your help to keep people safe in and around the home. They have developed the Neighborhood Safety Network Safety Tool Kit to help consumers and communities promote safety and health. 



Mumps Outbreak in Central Ohio
There is currently a mumps outbreak in Franklin and Delaware counties. To date, over 200 mumps cases have been reported, with the majority of those linked to The Ohio State University.  Information on mumps is listed below, as well as a link to the current case tally from the Ohio Department of Health.  For more information on communicable diseases, please visit our Communicable Disease page or contact the unit at the number below.

Mumps Fact Sheet (.pdf)
More Information about Mumps

Tuberculosis Fact Sheet (.pdf)
More Information about Tuberculosis

Information on Mumps for Healthcare Providers

ODH Mumps Case Tally

For questions about mumps or TB, please contact one of our Communicable Investigators at 330-375-2662



HUD Lead-Based Paint Hazard Control






Monday 20 Utility Assistance Project



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Press Releases:

April 4, 2014
April is Healthy Homes Awareness Month

January 24, 2014
Staying Safe in Extreme Cold

January 7, 2014
SCPH Announces Radon Action Month

January 3, 2014
Forecasted Cold Weather

January 3, 2014
Health Risks of Extreme Cold


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