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Welcome to the Canton City Public Health website!

Emerging Issues

2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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Click here for additional COVID-19 infographs/flyers

Who to call with questions about COVID-19
Ohio Department of Health Call Center
1-833-4-ASK-ODH (1-833-427-5634)
Open 7 days/week, 9AM-8PM

Guidance for Stark County area churches and faith-based organizations can be found here.

Ohio Stay at Home Dispute Resolution Commission opinions can be found here.

WIC
Effective 3/16/2020, Canton City WIC services will be provided by appointment only. Click here to go to our WIC homepage for more details. **At this time, Infants & Children do not need to be present in our office when staff issue food benefits to your WIC Card**

NURSING
The following changes have been made to NURSING clinics until further notice: 

  • We will only be seeing patients in STI clinic who are symptomatic, returning for treatment or a referral from the DIS (Shameem). 

  • SWAP is OPEN! Starting May 15, 2020 from 2PM-4PM we will resume our modified process of seeing participants. We ask that you please wear a facial covering during your time at SWAP. Thank you for following our new guidelines.

  • Narcan is now available via mail order! If you are able to provide a valid Stark County address and are in need of a kit, click here to complete the simple process. Kits are also available at these locations.

  • Immunization, Travel, TB testing and HIV testing clinics have been cancelled.

  • HIV testing is available by appointment only by calling (330) 489-3322 and speaking with a member of the HIV Prevention Team. 

Thank you for your understanding.

VITAL STATISTICS
The Health Department has suspended counter service for issuing birth and death records in our lobby area.  You can purchase a birth or death record with our online service, mail in or by telephone.  Please refer to the Vital Statistics web page for more information: https://www.cantonhealth.org/vital

RECYCLE CENTER
The recycle center is closed until further notice.

THRIVE
Pregnant? Caring for a child under age 1? Stark County THRIVE Community Health Workers can help you connect to local services and items to keep you, your baby, and family healthy! Stark County THRIVE is still accepting clients. If you are pregnant or have a child under age 1, please fill out our online THRIVE Referral Form. You will be contacted by a Community Health Worker who will assist you with connections to services that meet your specific needs. All face-to-face visits will resume once the COVID-19 restrictions are lifted.

 

Did You Know...

  • If you received services in our STI Clinic and are between the ages of 18 and 24, you can participate in an anonymous research study survey about STD knowledge and access to sex education? Click here to access the survey.

  • If you received Nursing services, you can help us by clicking here to complete a short survey?

  • How to protect yourself from measles (click here)?

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

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Mission, Vision and Values

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

Vision
The leader in advancing population health.

Values
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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