First Positive Case of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Delaware County

DELAWARE, Oh. - The Delaware General Health District announced today the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in a Delaware County resident.  This individual attended the Council of Residency Directors in Emergency Medicine (CORD) in New York City from March 7 to March 11. CORD organizers report close to 1,300 people attended the conference This individual [...]

March 18th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|1 Comment

Youth Risk Behavior Survey Results Set for Release

DELAWARE, Oh. –  During the fall of 2019, over 13,000 Delaware County students in grades 6th-12th were surveyed across four public school districts in an effort to assess what types of health behaviors they're participating in, and now the results are back. On Monday, March 30, from 9-11 am, the results from the 2019-2020 Delaware [...]

February 19th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Keep Delaware County Beautiful Recognizes Community Partners

DELAWARE, Oh. – Several community members, leaders, schools and groups received recognition at the annual Keep Delaware County Beautiful Awards that occurred on Dec. 4 at Stratford Ecological Center.    The Recycling Award, which recognizes an outstanding effort or action that contributes significantly toward the success of recycling in Delaware County, went to local entrepreneur [...]

December 5th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

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


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