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To improve and protect the health of the citizens of the community; to develop programs and services to address the public health needs of the community, with our ultimate goal of a healthy community.

Straight Talk about Antibiotics and Vaccines: Rise of the Superbug by Dr. Keith Miller. Dr. Miller is an assistant professor of biochemistry from the University of Mount Union.  The presentation will be Sunday, November 9 from 2-3:30 pm at the Huston-Brumbaugh Nature Center.  To register contact 330-823-7487 or email

Ebola Virus
There are no Ebola cases in Stark County or Ohio.
Ebola Virus Facts link and Disease Outbreak Response link information.
Contact the Ohio Department of Health Call Center for questions about Ebola at 1-866-1404.  Contact your local health department if you have concerns about potential exposure or additional questions.

Influenza Vaccination Clinic
Walk-in flu clinics will be held every Monday afternoon from 1-3 pm at the health department located at 537 E. Market St.  These clinic are for adults only age 18 years and older.  The vaccine is free with an eligible Medicare Part B only or eligible Medicare Advantage card such as Primetime or Secure Care.  All others the cost is $20.00.  Flu vaccine is available for children by appointment by calling 330-821-7373 x 20.  Medicaid and Medicaid HMO's accepted. 

Demolition Program
The 2nd phase of the Moving Ohio Froward (MOF) Demolition Program is complete.  Recent demolitions included 620 E. Summit, 626 E. Summit, 660 S. Freedom, 123 S. Liberty and 442 N. Freedom.  We demolished 32 structures at a cost of $454,798.81.  Our next demolition project will be the old Sherwood Coat Factory located at 39 N. Arch.

Demolitions
Every owner or operator of any demolition or renovation operation is required to have the affected structure or part of the structure inspected by a certified asbestos hazard evaluation specialist prior to demolition.  This does not apply to individual owners of residential structures.  Additional information can be obtained from the Canton Air Pollution Control Division at 330-489-3385.

Ohio HIV/STD Hotline-800-332-2437
Als0 visit www.preventhivstdohio.com for more information.  You can also follow on Twitter @preventhivstdoh  Get the Risk Meter mobile app at www.hivriskmeter.com

Misuse of Pesticides
The Agency for Toxice Substances and Disease Registry and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are alerting the public to an emerging national concern regarding misuse of pesticides to treat infestations of bed bugs.  Some pesticides are being applied indoors even though they are approved only for outdoor use.  Pesticides are only to be applied acording to the product label. 

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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