Lakemore bans smoking in most recreation areas

Dec 05, 2017
See this article in the West Side Leader about how Summit County Public Health is working with a local community to reduce chronic disease burden through no-smoking policies: Lakemore bans smoking in most recreation areas  

Opiate Epidemic: Summit County Executive Declares State of Emergency

Dec 05, 2017
See this article from the Akron Beacon Journal regarding Summit County Executive Ilene Shapiro's recent declaration of a state of emergency due to the opiate epidemic: Summit County executive declares state of emergency over opiate...

Caring for Septic Tank Systems

Nov 30, 2017
Read this article published in the West Side Leader regarding proper care for septic tanks: Caring for Septing Tank Systems

Protect Yourself, Your Family and Your Pets from Ticks

Oct 23, 2017
Summit County Public Health (SCPH) would like to take the opportunity to remind Summit County residents to take precautions to avoid tick bites. Although the weather is getting colder, ticks are still very active in Ohio. Ticks can carry a...

Quick Response Teams to Fight Opioid Addiction in Akron

Oct 23, 2017
The Akron Quick Response Team (QRT), a collaborative effort between Summit County Public Health (SCPH), Akron Fire Department and Akron Police Department, is an outreach team focused on connecting with individuals who have been struggling...