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DACC Student Awarded Teen Driver Billboard Design Winner

Delaware, Oh. – The week of Oct. 20-26, 2019 is designated as National Teen Driver Safety Week and members of the SAFE Delaware County Coalition are using the week to bring awareness to an increasingly tragic subject. For the second year, SAFE along State Farm Insurance sponsored a billboard design contest in honor of Teen [...]

October 8th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

SAFE Delaware Awarded $50K in Traffic Safety Grant

Delaware, Oh. – The Ohio Department of Public Safety’s (ODPS) Ohio Traffic Safety Office (OTSO) awarded $50,000 in federal traffic safety funding to the Delaware General Health District’s traffic safety coalition Safety Awareness for Everyone Delaware County (SAFE) for federal fiscal year 2020.  “Partnerships are critical to the success of any safety effort and we are [...]

October 2nd, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Proposed EH Fees for 2020

The Delaware General Health District Board of Health is considering increases (and deceases) in Environmental Health fees for 2020. The proposed changes affect the following programs: Plumbing and Mobile Food Service operations.  The public hearing to consider fee increases (and decreases) for these programs will be held October 29, 2019 at 7:00pm at 1 West [...]

September 25th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

MOSQUITO FOGGING TO OCCUR IN GENOA TWP

DELAWARE, Oh. – The Delaware General Health District is informing Genoa Township residents that mosquito fogging will occur on Wednesday, Sept. 11, as a result of a mosquito collection trap testing positive for West Nile virus. Fogging will occur weather permitting, including a wind speed of less than 10 miles an hour and a minimum [...]

September 9th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Volunteers Needed for Scioto River Sweep

DELAWARE, Oh. – The Delaware General Health District’s Keep Delaware County Beautiful program is seeking volunteers to help pick trash out of the Scioto River on Sept. 7, 2019.   The Scioto River Sweep will take place on Saturday Sept. 7 from 9:00 am – 12:00pm where volunteers will meet up at 8:30am at the Bellpoint Community Church [...]

August 26th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Porter Township Mosquito Fogging

DELAWARE, Oh. – The Delaware General Health District is informing Porter Township residents that mosquito fogging will occur on Tuesday Aug. 20 as a result of a mosquito collection trap testing positive for West Nile virus. Weather permitting, the Heath District’s Residential Services Unit will fog all areas west of Fredricks Road, east of State [...]

August 16th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Drive Sober Enforcement Campaign to Kick Off

DELAWARE, Oh. – The SAFE Delaware County coalition will kick off its annual Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign on Thursday, Aug. 15.  Aug. 15, 2019  10:30am   MC Fitness Center  7100 Graphics Way  Lewis Center, OH This year, the kick-off event will feature Delaware County Prosecutor Melissa Schiffel along with Lt. Eric Caudill of [...]

August 12th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

August is Breastfeeding Awareness Month

DELAWARE, Oh. – August is Breastfeeding Awareness Month in Ohio and Aug. 1-7 is World Breastfeeding Week (WBW). Research suggests that breastfeeding is a key modifiable factor for disease for both mothers and infants. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that Ohio’s 2018 breastfeeding initiation rate of 81.9 percent ranks 36th in the [...]

August 1st, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Health District Investigating Case of Legionnaires’ Disease

DELAWARE, Oh. – Delaware General Health District is currently investigating a confirmed case of Legionnaires’ Disease recently contracted by a resident at Country-View of Sunbury nursing home. The Delaware General Health District's environmental health division staff and certified plumbing inspector have visited the site to identify possible sources of exposures to bacteria, conducting environmental sampling [...]

July 2nd, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Mosquito Fogging to Occur in Trenton, Genoa twps

DELAWARE, Oh. – The Delaware General Health District is informing Trenton and Genoa Township residents that mosquito fogging will occur on Tuesday, July 2, as a result of a suspect mosquito-borne disease. Canvassing of the affected areas has occurred, and fogging will occur weather permitting, including a wind speed of less than 10 miles an [...]

July 1st, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments