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Delaware County Healthiest in State Fourth Year Straight

DELAWARE, Oh. – The Delaware General Health District is pleased to announce that Delaware County is the healthiest county in Ohio for the fourth year in a row.  The 2018 County Health Rankings issued today places Delaware County as first in Ohio for both health outcomes and health factors. Health outcomes focus on how healthy people are [...]

March 14th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Howard Named New Director of Personal Health

DELAWARE, Ohio – The Delaware General Health District announces that Adam Howard will assume the role of director of the Personal Health Division effective March 1, 2018. Howard will succeed Joan Bowe, who retires March 15, 2018 after a total of 23 years at DGHD, 10 of those serving as director of Personal Health. Previously, [...]

March 1st, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Health District to Take Over Plumbing Inspections for Powell, Liberty Township

DELAWARE, Oh. – As of Jan. 1, 2018, the Delaware General Health District will be issuing all plumbing permits and performing all plumbing inspections in the City of Powell. The Health District began issuing plumbing permits for Liberty Township on Dec. 4, 2017. Previously, Powell and Liberty Township plumbing permits were administered by the City [...]

December 20th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Keep Delaware County Beautiful Recognizes Community Partners with Awards

DELAWARE, Oh. – Several community members, leaders, schools and groups received recognition at the annual Keep Delaware County Beautiful Awards that occurred on Dec. 5 at Berkshire Township Hall. The Recycling Award recognized Orange Township for organizing special recycling drop-off events for their community. On Earth Day, an electronics drop-off event was held at Home [...]

December 6th, 2017|Categories: Press Releases, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Wreath Memorial Remembers Teens Lost in Traffic Crashes

DELAWARE, Oh. – The SAFE Delaware County Coalition will dedicate its annual traffic crash memorial to the 20 teens that have died in Delaware County during the last 10 years. Twenty wreaths will be displayed in front of the Ohio State Highway Patrol Delaware County Post #21, located at 1500 Columbus Pike in Delaware, Ohio. [...]

December 4th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Delaware City Schools to Celebrate ‘Walk to School Day’ Oct. 4

DELAWARE, Oh. – On Weds. Oct. 4, 2017, Delaware City Schools will join schools from around the world to celebrate International Walk to School Day. Delaware City School students from Shultz, Conger, Carlisle, Smith and Woodward Elementary Schools will be celebrating “International Walk to School Day” with parents, teachers and community leaders. The event will [...]

September 26th, 2017|Categories: Press Releases|0 Comments