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Radon Information

Flu and You

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Mosquito Spray Schedule


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

Learn about Who Needs A Flu Vaccine.


Septic System Maintenance Class for Homeowners
Do you have questions about how to maintain your septic system?  Attend our FREE session on home sewage treatment system maintenance! 

November 9, 2016
Summit County Public Health Auditorium
1867 W. Market St.,
Akron, Ohio 44313.

Click to register

Fall Rabies Clinics
$8 for rabies vaccination per animal

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

Trainings & Workshops:

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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...

Public Health News Feed

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$2.9M Grant Awarded

SCPH's Lead Program was presented with a check for $2.9 million by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to continue their lead abatement efforts in Summit County. For more information about the program, please visit our Lead Grant page.

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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

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

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


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 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.


Dental Clinic Now Open at Fairway!

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



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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