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Health District & The Inn at Bear Trail, Olentangy Trail Working Together to Protect Residents

The Delaware General Health District along with The Inn at Bear Trail and The Inn at Olentangy Trail (The Inns) are committed to ensuring residents of these long-term care facilities receive the safest care and public health protection possible in wake of residents testing positive for COVID-19. In ensuring this care and protection from this [...]

May 2nd, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Joint Public Health Statement from Delaware, Knox & Franklin County Health Commissioners

Ohio has been recognized nationally as a public health model for its response to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, recent comments comparing Ohio’s public health actions to those taken by the German Nazis during World War II, are damaging and polarizing and need to be condemned. As local public health officials, we stand together in condemning these comments which clearly demonstrate a lack of empathy, [...]

April 23rd, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Board Meeting April 28 to be Virtual

DELAWARE, Oh. - PUBLIC NOTICE: The Board of Health will conduct their monthly meeting virtually on Tuesday, April 28, 2020, at 7 p.m. Board agenda will be posted prior to the meeting; Zoom Meeting Link: https://zoom.us/j/530285904… Meeting ID: 935 9081 7077 Password: 959240 or Dial in: +1-646-558-8656 Meeting ID: 935 9081 7077

April 22nd, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Health District Announces First Death Due to COVID-19

Delaware, OH - It is with great sadness that the Delaware General Health District announces its first death as a result of COVID-19. On Sunday, a 60-year-old Delaware County woman passed away in the intensive care unit at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.   The staff of the Delaware General Health District extend our deepest sympathy to the family during their time of great loss.   “We are extremely saddened to learn about the [...]

March 30th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Board Meeting March 31 to be Virtual

DELAWARE, Oh. - PUBLIC NOTICE: The Board of Health will conduct their monthly meeting virtually on Tuesday March 31, 2020 at 7pm. Board agenda located here: https://delawarehealth.org/…/uploads/2020/03/March-Board-Ag… Zoom Meeting Link: https://zoom.us/j/530285904… Meeting ID: 530 285 904 Password: 178577 or Dial in: +1-646-558-8656 Meeting ID: 530 285 904

March 30th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

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