SAY YES TO HEALTH
For more information, call 330-296-9919

Programs & Services

Portage County Health Department

 






 






 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Office Hours:  8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
 Monday through Friday
 
Ebola Fact Sheet | 10/16/2014 Ebola Press Release #1 | 10/16/2014 Ebola Press Release #2
10/21/2014 Ebola Press Release | 10/17/2014 Ebola Message to Portage County Parents & Schools
10/17/2014 Ebola Message to Portage County Businesses | 10/17/2014 SCPH Ebola FAQs

 

Public Health Emergency Response Plans:

Communications (Risk and Tactical) Plan 2014

Containment Plan 2014

Epidemiology Plan 2014

Health Department COOP January 2014

Pandemic Response Plan 2014

Public Health Response EOP 2014

Mass Dispensing Mass Prophylaxis Plan 2014


 

     

 

 


Fracking & Water Well Sampling

Fracking Sample Request

Contact Information | Press Releases | Health Tribune | Local Reports
| Fracking FAQ's | Portage Cities/Township/Villages 

PORTAGE COUNTY MATERNAL & CHILD HEALTH INDICATORS
A REPORT TO THE PORTAGE COUNTY & CHILD HEALTH CONSORTIUM FOR ISSUE PRIORITIZATION
JUNE 2013


Assist Your Community—Join the Medical Reserve Corps

Already a MRC Volunteer—Check out the NEW Portage County MRC Website for Additional Training and Volunteer Opportunities


Check out the latest MRC Information (click here)

 

     

2012 County Health Rankings

Portage County – 20th in Health Outcomes and 21st in Health Factors. Click here for report.


Annual Reports
 2013 | 2012 |2011

 

Pertussis Fact Sheet

Spanish Pertussis (Whooping Cough) is Spreading in your Community
TOS FERINA LA TOS FERINA SE ESTA PROPAGANDA EN SU COMUNIDAD



 

Travel Advisories www.cdc.gov/travel

 


Welcome to the Portage County Health Department. Follow the links on the left to browse our web site to learn more about us and our services. Visit the About the Board of Health page to learn about our history, our purpose and our dedicated board members. Questions or comments? Please contact us.

 
Dedicated to Making Life Better

"Along with inspecting everything from the county's fanciest restaurant to septic systems, the Health Department also provides a wide range of services and programs designed to keep us well.."   

In order to accomplish its mission, the Department's four main divisions perform a variety of functions critical to protecting the health, safety, and well-being of Portage County Families. These functions include:

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  • Immunization clinics for children and adults
  • International Travel Immunizations
  • Flu and pneumonia shots for senior citizens
  • High blood pressure detection
  • Disaster response
  • Day care training program
  • Control of communicable diseases, including tuberculosis
  • Medical Reserve Corps Coordination
             

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  • Inspection of restaurants, grocery stores, and vending machines
  • Inspection of sewage systems
  • Lot evaluations for home sewage treatment system approvability
  • Protection of the water supply
  • School health and safety including the inspection of cafeterias
  • Enforcement of motel and hotel regulations
  • Inspection of campgrounds and bathing beaches

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  • Inspection of plumbing in all new private homes and commercial dwellings
  • Inspection of plumbing in existing homes prior to hook-up to sanitary sewer lines

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  • Registration of plumbers, garbage trucks, and septic system installers
  • Issuance of permits for all new water wells, septic systems, plumbing, and mass gatherings
  • Licensure of restaurants, grocery stores, trailer parks, vending machines, motels, swimming pools, marinas, and solid waste facilities
  • Maintenance of accurate and complete statistics and records on all aspects of public health

Dedicated to Making Life Better

 

 

 

Press Releases:

 

Health Tribune:
Local Reports:
Nursing Service Pledge to Our Patients:
2012 County Health Rankings

Portage County – 20th in Health Outcomes and 21st in Health Factors. Click here for report.



 
 

 

 

 


Portage County Health Department intends to donate obsolete, unneeded or unfit-for-use Health Department personal property to eligible nonprofit organizations. Any eligible organization must submit a written notice to the Portage County Board of Health, 705 Oakwood Street, Ste 208, Ravenna, OH 44266.

 
Contact Information/Staff Directory

705 Oakwood St., 2nd floor
Ravenna, Ohio 44266
Ph: 330-296-9919  Fax: 330-297-3597

The Portage County Combined General Health District operates in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

** WE PROMOTE RESPONSIBLE CONSUMER MEDICATION DISPOSAL **
 

To report a health emergency after hours, contact the Sheriff’s office at 330-296-5100.
 


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Portage County
Health
Commissioner

DuWayne Porter, M.P.H, R.S.
 

 

 

Portage County
Medical Director
 Dr. Daniel Raub,
D.O.
 

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Vision Care
Outreach


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Announcements

   

 

Annual Report

Medical
Reserve Corps

Travel Clinic
Information

Healthy Choices
for
Healthy Children

What is Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

H1N1 Flu

Portage County
Health
Data Warehouse