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August is National Immunization Month

Mosquito Spray Schedule

Summer Safety for Kids

Heat Wave Safety Tips


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


Fall Rabies Clinics
$8 for rabies vaccination per animal

Saturday, September 17, 2016
10 am – 2 pm
Reservoir Park Community Center
1735 Hillside Terrace, Akron 44305

Saturday, October 15, 2016
10 am – 2 pm
Downtown Akron – Lock 3
200 S. Main St., Akron, 44308

Saturday, November 5, 2016
10 am – 2 pm
Springfield Twp Service Garage
2459 Canfield Rd., Akron 44312

Trainings & Workshops:

SERVSAFE®: The Serving Safe Food Certification Course
LEVEL 2 Ohio Certification

September 26 & 27, 2016

Summit County Public Health
Fairway Center Auditorium

Click here for registration flyer

The ServSafe® Course from The Educational Foundation of the National Restaurant Association is recognized by health departments across the country as the “industry standard” and as THE course to certify food handlers.  Those who complete the course and pass the exam will receive a ServSafe® completion certificate from the Educational Foundation. AND…since Nutrition Plus is an approved teaching base by the Ohio Department of Health, they will also receive an official State of Ohio certificate which signifies permanent Ohio LEVEL 2 CERTIFICATION IN FOOD PROTECTION.

In the Neighborhood:

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...

Public Health News Feed

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The Public Health news headlines shown above are provided courtesy of Medical News Today and are subject to their terms and conditions Summit County Public Health makes no representations regarding the quality, content, completeness, suitability, adequacy, sequence, accuracy or timeliness of such information and disclaims any responsibility for errors.

New! Data Dashboards

Customize your own reports from Summit County birth and mortality records. See more...
Phone Numbers
Birth/Death Records
Care Coordination
Community Health

Arlington  330-375-2177
Barberton 330-753-5426
Fairway 330-375-2142
Stow  330-926-5726
Summit Lake  330-375-2641
Twinsburg  330-908-0070

General Information

Press Releases:

August 8, 2016 - Data Dashboards

June 6, 2016 - Free Public Drinking Water Forum for Summit County Residents

April 14, 2016: First Confirmed Zika Virus Disease Case in Summit County

April 14, 2016: National Health Care Decisions Day 2016

March 31, 2016: April Healthy Homes Awareness Month – Start Spring Home Maintenance to Benefit Family Health and Safety

March 17, 2016: SCPH Awarded Delta Dental Grant

March 16, 2016: Landlord Conference

March 4, 2016: Home Sewage Treatment System Operation Permits

Summit County TB Case Confirmed

Suspected case of TB in Summit County

Free Radon Test Kits Available for January National Radon Action Month


Summit Safe Program

  • Free, anonymous syringe exchange
  • Walk-in hours Wednesdays from 4-6pm
  • One-for-one exchange for program participants
  • Exchanges for personal use only


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.


Mosquito Spray Schedule

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Dental Clinic Now Open at Fairway!

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



Free Radon Test Kit Coupon
for Ohio residents
Cell Phones for Soldiers Drop off site at Graham Road office Poison Help Badge  


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