CCBH conducts a Swimming Pool Program under the authority of Ohio Revised Code Chapter 3749.
All pools are required to meet the minimum requirements in the Ohio Public Swimming Pool, Spa, and Special Use
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
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
Food safety education is a primary component of the Cuyahoga County Board of Health (CCBH) food protection program. We offer food safety instruction and education to both the industry and the public.
CCBH food inspectors (sanitarians) use the inspection component as an educational opportunity to reinforce
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
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
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:
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
Did you ever wonder where businesses that are beyond the reach of sanitary sewers dispose of their waste water?
The answer in most cases is a Semi-Public Sewage Disposal System.
CCBH inspects sewage systems that service businesses and other non-residential buildings that generate less than 25,000 gallons
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