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

Senior Appliance Pickup Service Now Available

DELAWARE, Oh. – The Senior Appliance Pickup service is again available to older adults looking to rid themselves of any electronics and appliances. This year marks the 16th year for this Delaware General Health District Keep Delaware County Beautiful program, which is funded by SourcePoint. The service is free and available to all Delaware County adults [...]

June 20th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Village of Ashley to Host Free Weekend at Pool

ASHLEY, Oh. – Ashley residents are invited to a free Welcome Back weekend Friday, June 14, through Sunday, June 16 at the renovated and updated Ashley Pool. Guests can visit the pool for free between the hours of 12 p.m. - 6 p.m. this weekend. The pool reopened this summer after being closed last year [...]

June 13th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Prevent Heatstroke Deaths in Cars

DELAWARE, Oh. – In 2018, 52 children died in hot cars, making it the deadliest year on record in the last 20 years. As warmer weather fast approaches, Safe Kids Worldwide and the Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine (AAAM) are joining together to raise awareness about the importance of child reminder technology and [...]

May 30th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Future Site Set for New Health District Location

DELAWARE, Oh. – The Delaware General Health District will call a new location home after the Board of Health purchased property this month to construct a new building on South Sandusky Street near Country Club Rehabilitation Campus. Neighbors and members of the public are invited to learn more about future building plans on June 4, [...]

May 15th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Click It or Ticket Campaign to Kick Off

DELAWARE, Oh. – Delaware County law enforcement and the Delaware General Health District’s Safe Communities Coalition want to remind motorists to buckle up as they prepare to take to the roads during the long Memorial Day weekend. Law enforcement officials across the county will be ensuring that everyone buckles up as part of the national [...]

May 14th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments