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To improve and protect the health of the citizens of our community through collaborations with our public health partners.


LATEST NEWS

Oral Rabies Vaccine Bait Drop
A third raccoon has been identified with the Raccoon Rabies Variant (RRV). An Oral Rabies Vaccine (ORV) bait drop will take place from August 18-September 25, 2017.  Baits will be distributed by low flying aircraft.  Rabies Bait Drop InfoBait Drop MapPress Release

Immunizations
We now provide childhood immunizations to families with private insurance.  Please contact us at 330-821-7373 for an appointment or additional information.

Stark County Community Health Improvement Plan
The 2017 Stark County Community Health Improvement Plan identifies the top health priorities as indicated by community agencies across the county.  To view the report click Stark CHIP 2017 
 
Stark County Public Health Rankings
The 2017 Stark County Public Health Rankings are available for review. Stark Co. Rankings

Demolition Program
The next round of NIP Demolitions has been completed  A total of 12 blighted and condemned structures were demolished in collaboration with the Planning and Development Department.  A total of 53 blighted structures have been demolished to date under the NIP Program. 

Heroin Epidemic
Heroin destroy families. Heroin kills. Heroin destroys communities. To learn more visit Heroin Epidemic

Community Health Assessment
To view the 2015 Stark County Community Health Assessment click the following link 2015 Stark Co. Community Health Assessment

Zika Virus
Zika virus is primarily spread through the bite of an infected mosquito.  CDC has also reported the spread of the virus through sexual contact with an infected traveler returning to the U.S.  Most people infected with the virus will not have any symptoms or only mild symptoms.  Prevention of the Zika virus is the same as prevention of any other mosquito-borne diseases.  Pregnant women and women trying to get pregnant should consider postponing travel to areas with Zika virus transmission.  For additional information got to Zika Virus Information

Project DAWN
Project DAWN-Deaths Avoided With Naloxone is now available at the health department.  Overdose prevention kits are now available to people at risk for overdose from a prescription opioid medication or heroin or to family members for individuals at risk of overdose.  For more information contact Sharon Andreani, Nursing Director at 330-821-7373 x 13. 

HIV Testing and Counseling
Free and confidential HIV rapid testing is available at the following sites.  Results are ready in 20 minutes.

Alliance City Health Department, 537 E. Market St.  Every Thursday morning, 9-11 am walk in.  Call if you need an appointment for a different time.

Salem City Health Department, 230 N. Lincoln Ave., Suite 104 Salem , OH.  330-332-1618. Every 2nd Tuesday of each month%2

Randall M. Flint, RS, MPH
Health Commissioner
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Alliance City Health Department
537 E. Market St.
Alliance, OH 44601

Ph: (330) 821-7373
Fx: (330) 821-9517
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