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September is National Preparedness Month!

September 8 is Protect Your Groundwater Day

Mosquito Spraying Schedule

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



RABIES CLINIC for Cats and Dogs

Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015
10:00AM – 2:00PM

Reservoir Park Community Center
1735 Hillside Terrace
Akron, Ohio 44305

Trainings & Workshops:

Wellness on a Budget for
Summit County Employers

September 16, 2015
8:00 - 12:30 $25 per person
View brochure

Building Bridges for Breastfeeding Duration: A Best Practice Educational and Networking Opportunity
September 29, 2015
8-11:30am or 2-4:30pm
More information...

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...

Dental Clinic Now Open at Fairway!

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



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Press Releases:

TB Media Release
April 9, 2015

April is Healthy Homes Awareness Month

Healthy Homes Awareness Month Workshops

Change to Sewage Rules
March 3, 2015

January is National Radon Action Month

SCPH Offers Free Radon Kits and Home Rehab Lead Grant



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 held a public presentation on
March 25, 2015 at 5:30 pm
to provide information, followed by a public comment session. A copy of the presentation is provided below, along with the sewage code and fees.

Public Presentation 3/25/15
RESPONSES to Questions from
3/25/15 Public Meeting

SCPH Sewage Code
Sewage Treatment System Fees
Operation Permit Terms/Requirements

For questions or comments:

HUD Lead-Based Paint Hazard Control

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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