Lead in Traditional Powders

Mar 19, 2019
Many traditional powders, such as sindoor, tikka, or kumkum, may contain harmful amounts of lead. This Public Service Announcement from Multnomah County, OR (in Nepali, with English subtitles) looks at possible dangers from using such...

Hepatitis A Statewide Community Outbreak

Mar 14, 2019
The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) has declared a statewide community outbreak of hepatitis A after observing an increase in cases linked to certain risk factors since the beginning of 2018. ODH and affected local health departments are...

Don't Give Your Valentine Food Poisoning

Feb 14, 2019
In the Name of Love - Top 10 + 1 food safety tips to avoid giving your valentine food poisoning

Extreme Cold Safety

Jan 30, 2019
Summit County Public Health would like to remind Summit County residents to protect themselves from extreme cold AKRON, OHIO, Summit County Public Health (SCPH) would like to take this opportunity to remind Summit County residents to...

Extreme Cold Safety Tips

Jan 25, 2019
from the National Weather Service   General Information Minimize travel. Stay indoors during the worst part of the extreme cold. Keep a winter survival kit in your vehicle if you must travel. Check tire pressure, antifreeze levels, heater...