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General Information

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Welcome to the Canton City Public Health website!

Did You Know...

  • That Canton City Public Health is requesting applications from community partners for inclusion in a single Stark County funding application to the Ohio Department of Medicaid and five Medicaid Plans? The purpose is the implementation of community approaches that focus on eliminating or mitigating the racial disparity in the infant mortality rate. The funding application can be found here.

  • That Canton City Public Health's WIC Division is hiring a part-time Peer Helper? Applications must be submitted no later than September 1, 2019. Details are here. Both applications must be completed, they can be found here and here.

  • 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.


  • 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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