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Timely & Topical:

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Bed Bug Information

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


FREE Residential Septic System Maintenance Informational Session

The session will cover how to properly maintain a septic system and the requirements of the Operation Permit program. All homeowners who have a septic system are encouraged to attend. After the presentation, SCPH staff will be on hand to answer any questions you may have about your septic system or the requirements of the Operation Permit.

OCT 12 9am-11am
OCT 17 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Dog & Cat Rabies Vaccination Clinic

Saturday, November 4, 2017
10am - 2pm
Springfield Twp Fire Station
2459 Canfield Rd.
Akron OH 44312
$10 per vaccine

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

Public Health News headlines provided courtesy of Medical News Today.

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.

Frequently Asked Questions about Septic Permits

Free Radon Kits Available
for Ohio Homeowners


New! Data Dashboards

Customize your own reports from Summit County birth and mortality records. See more...


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 NaloxoneProject 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.

Lead Grant Application Information



Phone Numbers
General Information
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

Listing of select SCPH programs for county residents (not exhaustive)

2017 Press Releases:

Press Briefing Anounced - 1/13/17

Confirmed TB Case in Summit County - 1/13/17

Radon Action Month - 1/6/17




Cell Phones for Soldiers Drop off site at Graham Road office Poison Help Badge


Summit County Public Health • 1867 West Market Street, Akron, Ohio 44313• (330) 923-4891 • (877) 687-0002 •  TTY 711 (711 instructions)
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