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2014 Summit County Public Health Annual Report

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Be Prepared to Stay Safe and Healthy in Winter

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

 


Events:


Trainings & Workshops:
Food Safety Basics
April 6, 2015
1:30-3:30pm
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In the Neighborhood:

Akron Urban League
A.S.S.E.T. Program
Free 90-Day Business Education /Computer Training Program
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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. 
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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...


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. 
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CHANGES TO SEPTIC CODE

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 will be holding a public presentation on
March 25, 2015
at 5:30 pm
to provide information, followed by a public comment session.  The presentation will be held in the auditorium at our Fairway Center location,
1867 W. Market St., Akron, OH 44313

For more information, you may wish to review:

Press Release
Operation Permit Terms/Requirements
PowerPoint Presentation

For questions or comments:


 

2015 Minority Health Month Kick-Off

 

 

March is National Nutrition Month

 

 

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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Monday 20 Utility Assistance Project

 

 

 

Information about Affordable Care Act Health Insurance Marketplace



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Press Releases:

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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