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Mosquito Spray Schedule

Be Safe in the Sun

Heat-Related Illness in Individuals Using Psychiatric Medication

Keep Mosquitoes and Ticks from Bugging You This Summer: Take Steps to Prevent Bites

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


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...

Trainings & Workshops:

Public Health News Feed

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August is National Immunization Awareness Month

Making Shots Less Stressful for
You and Your Baby

Pregnant Women: Protect Yourself and Pass Protection on to Your Baby

Adults: Vaccines Are Not Just for Kids

Preteens/Teens: Ensure a Health Future with Vaccines


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




Mosquito Season Is Here!

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New! Data Dashboards

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

To learn more about Zika virus, visit https://www.cdc.gov/zika/.
Healthcare providers can visit https://www.cdc.gov/zika/hc-providers/index.html for CDC’s latest clinical guidance, testing, and training information for Zika.

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.




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


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