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General Information

Welcome to the Canton City Public Health website!

On Tuesday December 13th, Canton City Public Health Vital Statistics will be closed from 11:30am-1:00pm for a staff meeting. Vital Statistics will reopen at 1pm on December 13th.

Emerging Issues

**New**
Measles Outbreak in Columbus, Ohio 2022 - Don't let your children get sick!


Republic Steel Community Survey

The Ohio Department of Health is working with us to conduct a community survey about Republic Steel. If you live within about 1 mile of the facility, please take time to complete this survey so we can better address the health concerns of residents in the area. Use the QR code or click the image below to access the survey or call (614) 728-9452 to take the survey by phone. Thanks in advance for your help!

Community Survey on Republic Steel

 

New Data Reports

2016-2020 Spotlight Disease Report for Health Department Jurisdictions in Stark County, Ohio

*New Respiratory Dashboard - View our new dashboard for COVID-19 and seasonal influenza activity in our community. 


COVID-19

Monkeypox - what it is, symptoms and preventatives

 

Service Updates

  • Job Openings
    • Environmental Health Specialist in Training (Health Inspector I) 
      (continuous recruitment)- Details can be found here.
       
    • Air Pollution Control Engineering Technician I
      Details can be found here.
    • Environmental Health Specialist (Health Inspector II)
      (continuous recruitment) - Details can be found here
    • EH Public Health Technician
      (continuous recruitment) - Details can be found here.
    • Staff Nurse II (continuous recruitment)
      Details can be found here
    • Vector Control Technician (part-time) 
      Details can be found here.  

    Media Releases can be found here.

    • WIC
      • Effective March 16, Canton City WIC services are by APPOINTMENT ONLY. Click here for details. **At this time, infants and children do not need to be present in our office when staff issue food benefits to your WIC Card.*

    • Nursing Division (until further notice)
      • Facial coverings are required for all clinics for those over 2 years of age.
      • Travel Clinic will re-open April 22, 2022.

    • THRIVE
      • Pregnant? Caring for a child under age 1? Stark County THRIVE Community Health Workers can help you connect to local services and items to keep you, your baby, and family healthy! Stark County THRIVE is still accepting clients. If you are pregnant or have a child under age 1, please fill out our online THRIVE Referral Form. You will be contacted by a Community Health Worker who will assist you with connections to services that meet your specific needs. All face-to-face visits will resume once the COVID-19 restrictions are lifted.

    • Vital Statistics
      • Our lobby is open to walk-in customers. Hours of operation are 8:00AM - 4:30PM Monday through Friday. Closed weekends, official holidays and other posted times.

    • Office of Public Health Information & Innovation (OPHII)

        Save a life by requesting Narcan in the mail! 
        We have fentanyl test strips available too

       

        

    Did You Know?

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

     

    Want to improve sleep, control your weight or feel better about yourself? Commit some time to making a better YOU! Click here to learn more!

     

    Mission, Vision and Values

    • Mission - Working together to prevent the spread of disease, promote health and protect the public from harm.
    • Vision: Healthy neighborhoods, healthy neighbors, healthy families. 
    • Values
      • QualityEfficiency and effectiveness in our programs. 
      • Equity Focusing resources where they are needed most. 
      • Service - Ask, listen, and respond to the needs of the community. 
      • TrustInclusive, accountable, and transparent in all we do. 

     

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