Summit County Public Health Urges Residents to Stop Using Vaping Products

Sep 04, 2019
Summit County Public Health (SCPH) is urging residents to stop using any vape and/or e-cigarette devices immediately. Individuals from Ohio have been hospitalized with severe pulmonary illness. These individuals reported using vape...

Keep People and Pets Safe From Harmful Algal Blooms

Aug 27, 2019
Summit County - Cyanobacteria, often called blue-green algae, are commonly found in Ohio lakes, ponds, and slow-moving rivers. Although many species of blue-green algae do not produce toxins, some species of blue-green algae can cause...

On The Table

Aug 26, 2019
Your voice matters: Join us for On the Table On the Table Greater Akron is a one-of-a-kind initiative where thousands of diverse residents from all walks of life gather together to share a meal and discuss meaningful ideas to strengthen...

Raccoon-Rabies Vaccination Baiting Begins August 23

Aug 20, 2019
The Ohio Department of Health Announces Start of Raccoon Rabies Vaccination Baiting

Legionnaire's Disease

Aug 02, 2019
Causes and Common Sources of Infection Legionella is a type of bacterium found naturally in freshwater environments, like lakes and streams. It can become a health concern when it grows and spreads in human-made building water systems like...