2016 Infant Mortality Data for Lucas County

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There were 41 infant deaths in Lucas County in 2016. Lucas County Highlights Between 2015 – 2016, Lucas County experienced a… 1. Decrease in the proportion of premature births among black women; 2. Increase in the proportion of black women

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Recreational Water Advisory-Maumee River- Tap Water is Safe to Drink

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Shannon Lands, PIO 419.213.4143                                                               September 21, 2017 Algal Bloom Prompts Recreational Public Health Advisory ****Tap Water is Safe****  Tap water is safe to drink. Toledo test results for microcystin indicate NON-DETECT in tap water and less

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Community Survey on Tobacco and Smoke-Free Policies

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The purpose of this survey is to gauge community approval of tobacco and smoke-free policies within Lucas County.  The information will be collected and allow TLCHD’s Tobacco Prevention Program to move forward in improving policy change.  All surveys will be confidential. The

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Information on Norovirus

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Norovirus is a highly contagious virus. Norovirus infection causes gastroenteritis (inflammation of the stomach and intestines). This leads to diarrhea, vomiting, and stomach pain. Norovirus illness is often called by other names, such as food poisoning and stomach flu. Noroviruses

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Northwest Ohio Syringe Services-Now Available!

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We are happy to announce NOSS opened for service on Tuesday, 8/1/17, at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church from 1-4PM and at the Talbot Center on Thursday, 8/3/17, from 1-4PM.  We will continue providing services at these two locations during these same

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