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Welcome to the Canton City Public Health website!

Emerging Issues

2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

PPE needed

Press release - PPE Donations Requested

Who to call with questions about COVID-19
Ohio Department of Health Call Center
1-833-4-ASK-ODH (1-833-427-5634)
Open 7 days/week, 9AM-8PM

Effective 3/16/2020, Canton City WIC services will be provided by appointment only. Click here to go to our WIC homepage for more details. **At this time, Infants & Children do not need to be present in our office when staff issue food benefits to your WIC Card**

The following changes have been made to NURSING clinics until further notice: 

  • We will only be seeing patients in STI clinic who are symptomatic, returning for treatment or a referral from the DIS (Shameem). 

  • SWAP is CANCELLED until further notice.  Check the Canton City Public Health Facebook page every week on Thursday for updated information.  If you need Narcan, kits are available at certain locations.  Click here for that list.

  • Immunization, Travel, TB testing and HIV testing clinics have been cancelled.

  • HIV testing is available by appointment only by calling (330) 489-3322 and speaking with a member of the HIV Prevention Team. 

Thank you for your understanding.

The Health Department has suspended counter service for issuing birth and death records in our lobby area.  You can purchase a birth or death record with our online service, mail in or by telephone.  Please refer to the Vital Statistics web page for more information:

The recycle center is closed until further notice.


Did You Know...

  • If you received Nursing services, you can help us by clicking here to complete a short survey?

  • How to protect yourself from measles (click here)?

  • Individuals interested in making a donation to the Stark Wide Approach to Prevention (SWAP) project can access the SWAP Amazon Wish List here?

  • SWAP (Stark Wide Approach to Prevention), a needle (syringe) access program, is available Fridays from 2:00pm to 4:00pm (except legal holidays). Click here for more information.


Mission, Vision and Values

Working together to prevent the spread of disease, promote health and
protect the public from harm.

The leader in advancing population health.

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.

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