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Welcome to the Canton City Health Department website!

Media Release

  • Stark County THRIVE announces grants to grassroots and faith-based non-profits.  Media Release

Did You Know...

  • That WIC is hiring a part-time Peer Helper? Applications must be submitted no later than Wednesday, May 2, 2018. Click here for details of the job posting.  A WIC Peer Helper Part Time Job Application and the CCHD's Part Time Job Application must be completed.

  • The Canton-Stark County THRIVE (Toward Health Resiliency for Infant Vitality & Equity) holds quarterly Community Advisory Committee meetings?  The next scheduled meeting is on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at 3:00pm.  Click here for more information.  

  • 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.

  • The Stark County Rabies Advisory Council holds two rabies clinics every year?  The next scheduled clinic is on Saturday, May 5, 2018 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm.  Click here for more information.

  • The Health Department operates a recycle center?  It's a great place to recycle electronics, old tires and unwanted household hazardous waste.  Check it out!  Click here for a complete list of acceptable items. 

  • You can purchase a birth certificate from the Canton City Health Department if you were born any where in Ohio?  Click here for more information on how to order.


  • For monthly countywide Communicable Disease Reports (Epigram), click here.
  • For weekly influenza reports, click here.

The department's mission is:
Working together to prevent the spread of disease, promote health and protect the public from harm.

The department's vision is:
The leader in advancing population health.

The department's values are:
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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