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.

2018 Spring Food Safety Forum

Summit County Environmental Health is hosting the Spring Food Safety Forum to develop better communications on food safety topics among retail food operators, industry professionals, SCEH staff and the consuming public. These are not intended to be one-way communications or trainings, but an open dialogue about topics related to food safety. We hope all attendees come ready to share experiences,discuss concerns and ask questions of regulators and peers.

When: May 3, 2018, 9-10:30 a.m.
Where: Breckenridge Grand Vacations Community Center, Hopefull-Discovery Room (Lower Level), 103 S. Harris St., Breckenridge
RSVP: Email Janet Trahan or call 970-668-4070. Let us know about any topics you would like to discuss.

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Annual Report

Summit County Public Health publishes a report each year on its programs, activities and accomplishments.
Health Assessment 

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Tobacco prevention and cessation is one of many Summit County Public Health initiatives.