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Welcome to the Canton City Health Department website!

The department's mission is:
Working together to prevent the spread of disease, promote health and protect the public from harm.

The department's vision is:
The leader in advancing population health.

The department's values are:
Quality - Excellence in all we do.
Service - Ask, listen and respond to the needs of the community.
Equity - Assure access to opportunities for all to maximize health.
Trust - Open and transparent in all our actions.

Did You Know...

  • The Canton-Stark County THRIVE holds quarterly Community Advisory Committee meetings?  The next scheduled meeting is on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at 3:00pm.  Click here for more information.  
  • Also, did you know THRIVE stood for "Toward Health Resiliency for Infant Vitality & Equity"?

  • The Health Department operates a recycle center?  It's a great place to recycle electronics, old tires and unwanted household hazardous waste.  Check it out!  Click here for a complete list of acceptable items.

  • You can purchase a birth certificate from the Canton City Health Department if you were born any where in Ohio?  Click here for more information on how to order.


  • For monthly countywide Communicable Disease Reports (Epigram), click here.
  • For weekly influenza reports, click here.



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