Mosquito Fogging to Occur in Powell

DELAWARE, Oh. - The Delaware Public Health District is informing residents within the City of Powell and areas of Liberty Township that mosquito spraying will occur on Wednesday, June 28 as a result of a mosquito collection trap testing positive for West Nile virus. The Heath District’s environmental health staff will spray the area west of [...]

June 26th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ohio State Highway Patrol, Delaware Public Health District and SAFE partner for Click It or Ticket Campaign

Delaware, OH - The Ohio State Highway Patrol, Delaware Public Health District and SAFE Delaware County Coalition are joining forces for the Click It or Ticket campaign, which runs from May 22 through June 4 surrounding the Memorial Day holiday. The purpose of the campaign is to spread awareness of the importance of wearing a [...]

May 11th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Creating Healthy Communities Program Awards Funds for Healthy Living Projects

DELAWARE, Oh. – The Delaware Public Health District is excited to announce its plans to award partner projects within the Creating Healthy Communities (CHC) Mini Grant program. The CHC program had four applicant organizations request funding for projects that reflect the interests and goals to promote active living around the county.  This year’s opportunity exceeded [...]

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

Health District’s CMH Program Helps Local Family Thrive through Special Care Resources After Son’s Diagnosis

[Photo: Harrison Strader playing soccer -- just one of the many activities he is able to do after receiving special care resources through the Delaware Public Health District Children with Medical Handicaps program.] Delaware, OH — Genoa Township resident Harrison Strader, 8, began experiencing aches that were easily dismissed as typical "growing pains". Falling had become [...]

March 31st, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Delaware County Healthiest in State Ninth Year Straight

DELAWARE, Oh. – The Delaware Public Health District is pleased to announce that Delaware County is the healthiest county in Ohio for the ninth year straight.   The 2023 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 and health factors are based on how healthy people will be in the future. The rankings, presented by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and [...]

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

KDCB Recognizes Community with 2022 Awards

Delaware, OH — Several community members, businesses, schools and groups recently received recognition through the 2022 Keep Delaware County Beautiful Awards, including: The Recycling Award, which recognizes an outstanding effort or action that contributes significantly toward the success of recycling in Delaware County, went to two different recipients – Genoa Township and local high school [...]

February 27th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

DPHD Announces Availability of Funds for Healthy Lifestyle Projects through Mini Grant Program

Delaware, OH — The Delaware Public Health District Community Health division is announcing today the availability of $15,000 in limited 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. Funds from [...]

February 1st, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments