Need Help with Food?

Apr 06, 2020
On March 30, 2020, Summit County Executive Ilene Shapiro and County Council passed legislation to provide additional funding to the Battered Women’s Shelter and the Akron-Canton Regional Food Bank. Both organizations have seen a...

Take Out Sanity

Mar 31, 2020
Click here for some helpful information on proper food safety for carry out food. 

Clarification for Summit County Businesses regarding State COVID Order

Mar 24, 2020
Hello Summit County Businesses, On March 22, 2020 the Director of the Ohio Department of Health issued a Director’s Order requiring all Ohioans to stay at home unless they are doing certain activities. All Ohioans should stay in their...

Now offering curbside pickups for birth and death certificates

Mar 20, 2020
EFFECTIVE MARCH 23, 2020 In an effort to keep you and your family safe, Summit County Public Health will begin offering curbside pickup of birth and death certificates at our Akron location. Orders need to be placed in advanced by calling...

Challenge Accepted!

Mar 18, 2020
Challenge Accepted!  Social media sites have been used to propose challenges in which young and old alike have participated. Things like the “ice bucket” challenge have been done to raise awareness and funds for ALS research. Things like...

Donation of Unused Personal Protective Equipment

Mar 17, 2020
March 17, 2020 Media Contact Phone Number: (330) 812-3700   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Akron, Ohio – Those who would like to donate unused Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for reallocation in Summit County, please call (330) 926-5795...