Delaware County Healthiest in State Eighth Year Straight

DELAWARE, Oh. – The Delaware Public Health District is pleased to announce that Delaware County is the healthiest county in Ohio for the eighth year straight.   The 2022 County Health Rankings issued today places Delaware County as first in Ohio for both health outcomes and health factors. Health outcomes focus on how healthy people are presently [...]

April 27th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

DPHD Creating Healthy Communities Program Awards Funds 

DELAWARE, Oh. – The Delaware Public Health District announced today its plans to award four partner projects within the Creating Healthy Communities (CHC) Mini Grant program.   The CHC program had nine applicant organizations with funding requests totaling $34,665 – far exceeding the $10,000 available for projects. The amounts requested within the project proposals reflect the distinct [...]

April 1st, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Board President Retires After Two Decades of Service

Delaware, OH — The Delaware Public Health District is recognizing long-time Board of Health member, Dr. Walter Threlfall, after he retired from the Board at the end of 2021 with over two decades of service to the community. “The Board of Health and the Health District have had the privilege of having Dr. Threlfall serve [...]

March 24th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

KDCB Recognizes Community with 2021 Awards

Delaware, OH — After the Keep Delaware County Beautiful Awards were cancelled in 2020 due to COVID-19, several community members, businesses, schools and groups received recognition at the end of 2021 through the KDCB awards, including: The Recycling Award, which recognizes an outstanding effort or action that contributes significantly toward the success of recycling in Delaware [...]

March 17th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Special Board Meeting

A special Board of Health meeting will take place in the DPHD basement training room of 1 West Winter Street on Monday, Jan. 10, 2022 at 7pm, but may begin at 6:30pm if quorum achieved earlier. Purpose of meeting is to discuss the sale of property. Changes to the status of the meeting will be [...]

January 8th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

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 | 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 | (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