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Grant Funding Available to Help Create Healthier Communities

The Delaware Public Health District (DPHD) is announcing today the availability of $10,000 in grant funds to promote projects aimed at enhancing physical activity, healthy eating, and access to opportunities that promote living a healthy lifestyle for Delaware County residents through the Creating Healthy Communities (CHC) Mini-Grant program. The purpose of the CHC Mini-Grant is [...]

January 5th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

SAFE to Remember 2021 Traffic Victims

For Immediate Release Media Contact: Traci Whittaker, Delaware Public Health District Public Information Officer (740) 203-2085 | Twhittaker@delawarehealth.org Delaware, OH — Each November, the SAFE Delaware County Coalition acknowledges those who passed away due to motor vehicle crashes in Delaware County through a remembrance ceremony.  This year's ceremony will honor the memory of 12 traffic crash victims that [...]

November 9th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

DPHD Awarded Auditor of State Award

Columbus – Auditor of State Keith Faber announced this week that several entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports, including the Delaware Public Health District.  The Auditor’s office presents the Auditor of State Award to local governments and school districts upon the completion of a financial audit. Entities that receive the [...]

November 9th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Keep Delaware County Beautiful, City of Delaware Receives Keep Ohio Beautiful Award

For Immediate Release Media Contact: Traci Whittaker, Delaware Public Health District Public Information Officer (740) 203-2085 | Twhittaker@delawarehealth.org (L to R): KDCB Coordinator Jenifer Way-Young, City of Delaware Watershed & Sustainability Coordinator Erin Wolfe, City of Delaware Public Works Superintendent Shane Harding, and City of Delaware Solid Waste Collection Supervisor Terry Davenport. Delaware, [...]

November 8th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Community Health Surveying to Start

Delaware, Oh. – The Partnership for a Healthy Delaware County is asking residents to check their mailbox this week as they start surveying Delaware County residents as part of a community health assessment process. The Partnership is working closely with the Hospital Council of Northwest Ohio and researchers at the University of Toledo to conduct the [...]

October 28th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

SAFE AWARDED TRAFFIC SAFETY GRANT

Delaware, Oh. – The Ohio Department of Public Safety’s (ODPS) Ohio Traffic Safety Office (OTSO) awarded $$41,999.50 in federal traffic safety funding to the Delaware Public Health District’s traffic safety coalition Safety Awareness for Everyone Delaware County (SAFE) for federal fiscal year 2022. The funds are passed through OTSO from the National Highway Traffic Safety [...]

October 18th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Drive Sober Enforcement Campaign to Kick Off

The SAFE Delaware County Coalition will kick off the annual “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” enforcement campaign on Friday, Aug. 27 starting at 1pm at Concord Township Fire Station located at 7990 Dublin Road, Delaware, OH.  This year’s event will feature Delaware County resident, Rob Nicolosi, who will share his perspective on impaired drivers [...]

August 25th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Mosquito Fogging to Occur in City of Powell

The Delaware Public Health District is informing residents within the City of Powell that mosquito fogging will occur on Monday, Aug. 23 as a result of a mosquito collection trap testing positive for West Nile virus. The Heath District’s Residential Services Unit will fog the area of the city that is west of SR 315, east of Sawmill Parkway, north of [...]

August 20th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|1 Comment

Mosquito Fogging to Occur in City of Delaware

The Delaware Public Health District is informing residents within the City of Delaware that mosquito fogging will occur on Monday, August 16 as a result of two mosquito collection traps testing positive for West Nile virus.   The Heath District’s Residential Services Unit will fog the area of the city that is west of the Olentangy River. Fogging will [...]

August 13th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|2 Comments

Health Commissioner’s COVID-19 Community Update

August 12, 2021 Dear Community, We are so appreciative of what you all are doing to protect yourself, your loved ones, friends, and community during this pandemic.  It has been a hard road to travel and, unfortunately, it looks like it’s going to be a little longer. As you know, COVID-19 cases are increasing across [...]

August 12th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|6 Comments