A household sewage system is considered to be in need of abandonment when connection is made to a sanitary sewer or when a new sewage system is installed and the old system is no longer in use. Components of the old system may create a nuisance or pose a public health or safety concern if not
The Certified Pool Operator Course (CPO) and the Basic Pool Operations Seminar (BPO) that were both scheduled for May 2020 have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. An effort will be made to reschedule both courses for the fall of 2020. CCBH conducts a Swimming Pool Program
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
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 identified as the leading cause of infant deaths in Cuyahoga County. A 2018 study
Sleep-related deaths are the most preventable cause of infant death. Unsafe sleep environments are the primary danger to babies while they sleep. In Cuyahoga County, we lose an average of two babies every month due to unsafe sleep environments. That equals one classroom of children that will
Program Contacts 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 November 4, 2019.
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.
Did you ever wonder where your waste goes after the garbage truck picks it up from your home?
Some of the material goes to landfills and some is recycled. The goal of the Materials Management Program is to ensure that the waste going to landfills is handled in a safe and responsible manner.
We offer education and low to no-cost sexual health services that can help you stay safe and healthy. We welcome both women and men to our clinic. Teens 13 years of age and older may be seen without a parent or guardian. You will meet with one of our nurses in a private setting and all of your information
Important Announcement: In response to our current focus on COVID-19 response and to help ensure the health of our customers, CCBH has temporarily suspended all food safety education training through the month of May. ServSafe and the National Restaurant Association are committed to supporting restaurant
Program Contacts Phase II Stormwater Program On March 10, 2003, the U.S. EPA and Ohio EPA Phase II Stormwater Rules went into effect. These rules require designated communities to develop and
CCBH provides contracted nursing services to schools. Our goal is to help students stay healthy and ready for school.
Services we provide include: Assess student illness Check for lice and bed bugs Control and track illnesses such as flu, staph, etc. Give first aid for injuries Give medication Help
Schools play an important role in addressing health in children. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), schools are the second-largest influence on children after families. Schools have direct contact with 95% of children, ages 5-17, for about six hours a day and up to 13
Starting Point Special Needs Child Care is a program that helps child care providers to care for children with medical needs. CCBH nurses work together with the providers, offering the training they need to properly care for each child in the program. The nurse can help with: Illnesses or Disorders Medical
CCBH sanitarians conduct inspections of over 330 schools twice per year. During these inspections, our staff identify health and safety conditions that may pose a threat to students and staff. Focal points of school inspections include: air quality chemical handling disease prevention electrical safety fire
The program reviews the causes of death of children less than 18 years old who lived in Cuyahoga County. A group of doctors, nurses, social workers, police, mental health experts and the medical examiner meets every month. They look at facts about the child and the death. The group looks for
Note: The annual Operation & Management Permit applications were mailed out to property owners who utilize household sewage treatment systems in November 2019. These permits are required in Ohio Sewage Code. Non-Point Source Pollution Non-point source pollution, which includes the effluent