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COVID-19: School Reporting Process

    This page provides school personnel with resources and answers to questions about reporting cases of COVID-19.   CCBH Decision Tree We have developed a decision tree to help school staff when dealing with COVID-19 in the school environment. Please contact us with any questions.

Sewage Treatment System Abandonment

  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

Swimming Pools & Spas

    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

Smoking & Pregnancy

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 & Pregnancy

  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

Safe Sleep for Babies

  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

Household Sewage & Small Flow Sewage Systems

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. 

Cuyahoga County Supermarket Assessment

  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.

Solid Waste Management Program

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.

Sexual Health Services

  THE CCBH FAMILY PLANNING CLINIC IS CLOSED FOR WALK IN APPOINTMENTS DUE TO COVID-19 Please call 216.406.3251 for telemedicine services     We offer education

Supermarket Access In Cuyahoga County

Event – Listening Session and Discussion Supermarkets provide an array of healthy food choices, jobs, community services, and economic stability for neighborhoods. Please join this interactive

Mandatory Food Safety Education Training

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 Spring of 2021. During this time frame of food safety education class suspension, any payments

Stormwater Program

 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

School Health Nursing Services

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

School Programs, Services, Initiatives

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

Special Needs Child Care

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

School Environments

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

Child Fatality Review

  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

Household Sewage Operation & Management Program

  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

Semi-Public Sewage Program

                    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