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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

Celebrating 100 years of Public Health

DELAWARE, Oh. – This year marks the 100th anniversary of two legislative acts that shaped the future of public health in Ohio. The Hughes Act and Griswold Act, both enacted in 1919, established the modern-day organization of local health departments and laid the foundation for public health efforts still in effect today.  As part of National [...]

March 29th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Delaware County Healthiest in State Fifth Year Straight

DELAWARE, Oh. – The Delaware General Health District is pleased to announce that Delaware County is the healthiest county in Ohio for the fifth year in a row.  The 2019 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 [...]

March 19th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

2019-2022 Community Health Improvement Plan Rolled Out

The new Community Health Improvement Plan is here! The 2019-2022 CHIP was officially rolled out on Jan. 18, 2019 at SourcePoint with numerous community leaders and partners in attendance. We invite you to check out the new CHIP including a multimedia toolkit to help you spread the word about the plan aimed at helping Delaware County #GoHealthy! The Partnership [...]

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