Delaware County Top Healthiest County in Ohio

  DELAWARE, Oh. – The Delaware Public Health District (DPHD) is pleased to announce that Delaware County is among the top healthiest in Ohio and the Nation according to the County Health Rankings & Roadmaps (CHR&R) 2024 Annual Data Release issued today by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute. A major change this year is CHR&R no [...]

March 20th, 2024|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Water Bottle Refilling Stations Offered Through Grant

DELAWARE, Oh. — The Delaware Public Health District is today announcing the opportunity for community facilities to install free water bottle refilling stations throughout the Health District thanks to a grant funded through the Ohio Department of Health.    Through the grant, the Health District was able to secure 87 water bottle refilling stations with the [...]

February 13th, 2024|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Funds Available for Healthy Living Projects in Delaware County

DELAWARE, Oh. — The Delaware Public Health District Community Health division announces the availability of $25,000 in limited grant funds through the Healthy Communities Micro Grant program. Funds utilized in this program are to promote projects aimed at improving healthy eating choices, access to healthy foods, as well as increasing opportunities for engagement in physical activity or [...]

February 1st, 2024|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

DPHD Receives Grant for Central Region MRC Coordination

DELAWARE, Oh. — The Delaware Public Health District (DPHD) has been granted $247,793 to oversee the coordination of Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) activities in Ohio’s Central region. DPHD was selected as one of eight regional subrecipients by the Ohio Department of Health (ODH) Bureau of Health Preparedness to strengthen local MRC capacity and response abilities.   [...]

January 5th, 2024|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

SAFE Remembers Lives Lost in 2023 Delaware County Traffic Crashes

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. Traditionally a display of wreaths with the name of each victim is dedicated as a reminder to drive safely during the holiday season. This year’s ceremony will honor the memory of 13 traffic crash [...]

November 14th, 2023|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 $46,200 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 2024.   The funds are passed through OTSO from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration [...]

November 9th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

DPHD Promotes Walk to School Day

Delaware, Oh. –  Two Delaware County school systems will join schools from around the nation to celebrate National Walk to School Day with Delaware City Schools and Olentangy Schools observing it on both Wednesday, Oct. 4 and Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2023.    The official Walk & Roll to School Day date is Oct. 4 this year, however buildings within both school districts are celebrating on days that better fit their schedules: Delaware City Schools Carlisle Elementary: Wednesday, [...]

September 29th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments