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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 ...

We Promote and Support Sustainable Practices That means we want to see our resources used in a responsible way. Community gardens = healthy food choices Lead & mold removal = Improved air quality Partnerships = Better land use Stormwater management = Less ...

The main number for ESI is 216-201-2090 Epidemiology, Surveillance, and Informatics Services (ESI) leads the Cuyahoga County Board of Health’s efforts to collect and monitor the amount of infectious and chronic diseases in the community. Additionally, ESI also leads the agency’s emergency preparedness planning efforts as well as provide technical support for agency programs such as ...

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 ...

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 ...

EPA Tips for Saving Money in Winter With winter quickly approaching, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is highlighting ten tips for Americans to protect their health, save money, and lower energy while enjoying the winter holiday season. Maintain your heating equipment to lower utility bills. Heating and cooling costs account for about $1,000 — ...

Frostbite Frostbite is the damage to body tissues caused by extreme cold. A wind chill of -20°F will cause frostbite in just 30 minutes. Frostbite causes a loss of feeling and a white or pale appearance in extremities, such as fingers, toes, earlobes or the tip of the nose. If symptoms are detected, get medical ...

To help you and your family enjoy a safe summer while outdoors, the Cuyahoga County Board of Health offers these suggestions: Biking Dogs Insects Pool Safety Biking and Other Wheeled Sports Biking and Other Wheels Sports PDF download Safekids.org: Tips on preventing injuries: at home, at play, and on the way nhtsa.org: Kids and Bicycle ...

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Cleveland Department of Public Health  Consumer Product Safety Commission Health Data Matters HIP-Cuyahoga Ohio Department of Health Ohio Environmental Protection Agency Ohio Tobacco Quit Line Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Shaker Heights Health Department The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation U.S. Department of Agriculture U.S. Department of Housing and Urban ...

Healthy Homes Healthy Homes Maintenance Checklist Healthy Homes Programming in Cuyahoga County. This video describes Healthy Homes activities and concepts Healthy Homes Advisory Council of Greater Cleveland. A community collaborative dedicated to the pursuit of a lead-safe and healthy Cuyahoga County U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services – Household Products Database. Learn more about what’s in some ...

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, ...

In 2010, the leadership of the agency established a Quality Improvement Council (QIC) to track a range of quality improvment (QI) initiatives in the agency. According to William Riley, Associate Dean of the School of Public Health at the University of Minnesota, managing performance and strengthening accountability have emerged as the prevailing themes confronting public ...

What is Lead Poisoning? Lead poisoning is the most common chronic poisoning and environmental illness in the United States. Lead poisoning is the elevation of the lead in the body. It may cause damage to the brain and nervous system resulting in behavioral and learning problems, slowed growth and hearing problems. Even low levels of ...

The documents below include maps and reports identifying the geographical distribution of children (under the age of 6) with elevated blood lead levels in both Cuyahoga County and specifically in the City of Cleveland. 1 2 Maps 2004 – Children with an EBL of 5 micrograms per deciliter (ug/dl) or above 2004 – Children with ...

1 2 3 Healthy Homes Document Downloads 10 Steps To Make Your Home Asthma Friendly Alternatives to Household Hazardous Products Fall Prevention Tips Home Security Checklist Mercury – How to Clean Up Small Spills Mercury Fact Sheet Radon Test Kit Application Safety for Older Consumers – Home Safety Checklist Six Steps to Get Rid of ...

Useful Websites American Red Cross The American Red Cross has information available for teachers, educators, and presenters to use as they help children and families stay safe during disasters or other emergencies. Buckeye Traffic This page includes maps and information about the condition of Ohio’s state routes and highways. Department of Education This website provides school leaders with ...

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 ...

  Active 2020 Requests for Proposals (RFP) RFP #2020-01 Silver Oak Landfill Closure RFP #2020-02 HIV Prevention Program RFP #2020-02 HIV Prevention Program – Forms in Word Format Active 2020 Requests for Quotes (RFQ) None   Active 2020 Requests for Qualifications (RFQ) None   Closed 2019 Requests for Proposals (RFP) RFP #2019-01 Ryan White Part ...

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, ...

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