Public Health

Prevent. Promote. Protect.

Public Health provides a number of services which prevent disease and promote and protect the health of the community. Public Health also provides information and referral for healthcare availability in Summit County.

Mission Statement

The Summit County Public Health Department serves to protect human health through leadership and community partnership by:
  • Assessing health status and making continuous proactive improvement to assure that health needs are met in the most effective and efficient way;
  • Creatively enhancing knowledge and cultivating behavior which contributes to a healthy community;
  • Implementing regulations in a professional and responsible way;
  • Preventing the spread of communicable disease and responding to all hazards.
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Health Assessment 

Photo of a bus with an anti-tobacco ad on the side
Tobacco prevention and cessation is one of many Summit County Public Health initiatives.