• New Emissions Awareness Program

    Do your part to keep our air clean!Check_Engine_Logo

    The Summit County Health Department is starting an Emissions Awareness Campaign geared to help keep the air in Summit County clean as part of the County’s Air Quality Program.

    This campaign is directed a vehicle owners to keep their engines running efficiently and emissions low. Personal vehicles (cars, trucks and SUVs) contribute more than 50% to the pollution in our area. Those emissions can increase when a vehicle’s Check Engine Light goes on.

    For more information click here for the Emissions Awareness Program page.



  • National Public Health Week

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    National Public Health Week is a time to recognize the hard work local public health agencies do for their communities. The Summit County Health Department (SCHD) is proud to be a part of this national event and help with the goal of “A healthier America, one community at a time.”

    To reach that goal, the SCHD works hard to improve the health and well-being of our local communities. This agency helps prevent disease, illness and injury, and positively impacts the social, economic and environmental factors fundamental to good health

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  • Strengthening Families for 40 Years

    WIC program celebrates big anniversary.Print

    The Summit County Health Department, in conjunction with other local and state health departments is celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children, also known as WIC. The Summit County Health Department began its WIC program in 1981, and has now served local women, infants and children for 33 years.

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  • Home Care Guide for the Flu

    Important information on caring for those with the flu.

    This guide provides information on how to prevent influenza. It also offers advice on what you can do to care for yourself or loved ones when they are sick with the flu.

    Click here to download the SCHD Flu Home Care Guide.