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FOOD INSPECTION KADENA AIR BASE A public health officer from the U.S. Marine Corps leads an inspection of a food facility at Kadena Air Base in Japan. Food inspections have become much more hands-on and collaborative over the past 25 years. As a result, we learn more about each of..Read ...

Taneika Hill, Euclid The City of Euclid became the first community in our jurisdiction to pass Tobacco 21 legislation. City Council member Taneika Hill was instrumental in leading the effort along with Mayor Kirsten Holzheimer Gail, Euclid Police, local retailers, and Euclid High School students. The success of Euclid’s program..Read ...

The Opiate Epidemic Across the Lifespan: Impact and Interventions September 28, 2012 Embassy Suites, Independence, Ohio  CONFERENCE SUMMARY AND REFERENCE MATERIALS   The County Opiate Task Force conference planning committee wishes to thank the audience of over 200 attendees for their willingness to share information, to engage in productive dialogue, and to become involved in ...

For an Appointment or Information Call Please direct comments and questions to: 1 2 Becky Gawelek Program Manager/Researcher 216-201-2001 x1607 bgawelek@ccbh.net Cancer is the second leading cause of death in our county and a priority health issue as every day approximately 21 people were diagnosed with cancer, and 9 people died from cancer between 2005 ...

Lavone Lee MA, CDP, RS Co-chairperson 216.201.2000 ext 1233 llee@ccbh.net Roger Sikes MPH Co-chairperson 216.201.2000 ext 1526 rsikes@ccbh.net   June 2, 2020                                                                We stand strongly against racism The Cuyahoga County Board of Health (CCBH) has a long history of an intentional focus on elevating and addressing issues of equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI).  The tragedy of ...

As the temperature rises outside and the kids are out of school, many American families want to stay cool outside and go to the pool. Pool and water safety should be a top priority whether you are on vacation, at home, at a community pool or even at an amusement park. According to the CDC ...

National Public Health Accreditation (PHAB) In September of 2011, the Public Health Accreditation Board, funded by the Centers for Disease Control and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, launched a national voluntary accreditation program for state and local governmental public heatlh agencies. Public health department accreditation is defined as the development of a set of standards, ...

SWIPING DOORWAY FOR LEAD CCBH sanitarian Tom Barsa performs a residential lead inspection, which includes swiping doorways for the presence of lead dust. 93.5% of kindergartners attending Cleveland schools from 2014-2017 that were screened for lead had a detectable amount of the toxin in their blood. 25.7% of these children..Read ...

CCBH Board Members The CCBH Board is comprised of five members, one of whom is appointed from the District Licensing Council, which also provides an alternate Board member.  CCBH Board members are appointed to five-year staggered terms by the District Advisory Council. Board meetings are held monthly to review and approve all agency-related fiscal, legal, ...

About Healthy Northeast Ohio Healthy Northeast Ohio: Sharing Knowledge to Create Healthier Communities, is a website designed to provide access to population health data, evidence-based practices, and information about regional health resources and activities in one centralized location. This work is supported by a three-year grant from the HealthComp Foundation (2019-2021), with the Cuyahoga County ...

Smoking while pregnant is dangerous for both the mother and the baby. Risks include birth defects, premature birth and other complications during pregnancy. Black non-Hispanic and white non-Hispanic pregnant women who reported smoking during pregnancy were more than twice as likely to have a very preterm birth, which means that the baby was born at ...

1 2  Program Contacts Angela Newman-White MA Supervisor 216.201.2000 ext 1517 anewman@ccbh.net Richard Stacklin M.Ed Data Analyst 216.201.2000 ext 1604 rstacklin@ccbh.net   Smoking while pregnant is dangerous for both the mother and the baby. The risks include birth defects, premature birth and other complications during pregnancy. Over the past 25 years, premature births have been ...

1 2  Program Contacts April Vince MSSA, LSW Program Manager 216.201.2000 ext 1538 avince@ccbh.net Becky Karns MPH Program Manager 216.201.2000 ext 1607 bkarns@ccbh.net                           What are Adverse Childhood Experiences? Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)  are traumatic experiences that occur during childhood and have a ...

Program Contacts Megan Conklin RS Program Manager 216.201.2000 ext 1266 mconklin@ccbh.net Nate McConoughey RS Supervisor 216.201.2000 ext 1239 nmcconoughey@ccbh.net CCBH adopted updated Sewage Treatment System Program fees that became effective on January 1, 2019. We also updated Operation & Management (O&M) Program permit fees and established a new Site Review Consultation fee that became effective on ...

1 2 THE CCBH IMMUNIZATION CLINIC CURRENLTY HAS LIMITED APPOINTMENTS DUE TO COVID 19 The Travel Clinic is CLOSED until further notice General Scheduling Line 216.201.2041 Email questions to ccbhnurse@ccbh.net     Drive through Immunization clinics will be held at our main clinic parking lot located at 5550 Venture Drive Parma, OH and are listed below: Teen Clinics ...

1 2  Program Contacts Megan Symanski MA, RS Program Manager 216.201.2000 ext 1248 msymanski@ccbh.net Domenica McClintock MPH, RS Supervisor 216.201.2000 ext 1223 dmcclintock@ccbh.net   A combined sewer is designed to transport both stormwater and sewage in the same pipe. Normally, all of this wastewater and rainwater flows together to a wastewater treatment plant, where it is ...

1 2  Program Contact Roger Sikes MPH Program Manager 216.201.2000 ext 1526 rsikes@ccbh.net   Some communities concentrated in Cuyahoga County’s urban core and inner ring suburbs lack access to supermarkets that provide healthy food, jobs, community services, and economic stability for neighborhoods. This lack of access disproportionately affects people of color and low-income residents. Supermarkets are ...

Key Terms African American Population: Defined in this study as “Race alone or in combination with one or more races – Black or African American”. Some health outcomes have a correlation to African Americans as a racial group. Community Food Assessment: A collaborative and participatory process that systematically examines a broad range of community food ...

Maps 2004 – Children with an EBL of 5 micrograms per deciliter (ug/dl) or above 2004 – Children with an EBL of 10 ug/dl or above 2005 – Children with an EBL of 5 ug/dl or above 2005 – Children with an EBL of 10 ug/dl or above 2006- Children with an EBL of 5 ...

Goals of our CLAS Committee To remove or reduce disparities (or differences) in the health status of people of diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds. To improve the quality of services delivered by our staff. Accomplishments of our CLAS Committee CLAS principles are now considered and implemented where appropriate in the development of all CCBH ...

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