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Welcome to the Canton City Public Health website!

Canton City Public Health will be closed all day on Wednesday, October 24, 2018.

Did You Know...

  • That Canton City Public Health's THRIVE Project is hiring a part-time Neighborhood Navigator? The post will remain open until the position is filled. Details can be found here and the part-time job application can be found here.

  • Canton City Public Health Nursing Division is hiring a Staff Nurse II? Applications must be submitted to the City of Canton Civil Service Office no later than 3 PM on Thursday, November 1, 2018. Details can be found here.

  • Funding is available from Canton City Public Health for 2019 HIV Prevention projects? Click here for the funding announcement and application, which must be submitted by 4:00 pm on November 9, 2018.

  • That Canton City Public Health's WIC program is hiring a dietitian? Applications must be submitted to the City of Canton Civil Service Office no later than 3 PM on Friday, October 19, 2018. Details can be found here.

  • Individuals interested in making a donation to the Stark Wide Approach to Prevention (SWAP) project can access the SWAP Amazon Wish List here?

  • The Health Department now has a Healthy Lifestyle page?  You can check out links to healthy recipes, how to quit smoking, local parks, suicide prevention and Farmer's markets.

  • Canton City Public Health publishes a report on its activities annually. The 2017 report is now available and can be seen here.

  • SWAP (Stark Wide Approach to Prevention), a needle (syringe) access program, is available Fridays from 2:00pm to 4:00pm (except legal holidays). Click here for more information.


  • Monthly countywide Communicable Disease Reports (Epigram).
  • Weekly influenza reports.

Mission, Vision and Values

Working together to prevent the spread of disease, promote health and
protect the public from harm.

The leader in advancing population health.

Quality - Excellence in all we do.
Service - Ask, listen and respond to the needs of the community.
Equity - Assure access to opportunities for all to maximize health.
Trust - Open and transparent in all our actions.


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