Food Safety: Thanksgiving Day
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Whether you are thawing a frozen turkey or storing a fresh one, place it in a shallow pan in the refrigerator to catch any juices that may leak (potentially spreading harmful bacteria). 2 Ways to Thaw Your Turkey Leave the turkey in … Read More

Vector
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MOSQUITOESMosquitoes are known carriers of diseases such as West Nile virus.The cornerstone of FCPH’s Integrated Mosquito Management is surveillance, which involves trapping and counting mosquitoes, identifying the species, and performing disease testing on the mosquitoes.Mosquitoes TICKSIn Ohio, ticks carry three … Read More

Sustainability
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Healthy Homes The Healthy Homes programs are designed to protect families from exposure to radon, lead and mercury hazards that may be in their homes. Nuisance Conditions Franklin County Public Health responds to and investigates public health nuisance complaints. Solid … Read More

Board Meetings & FCPH Reports
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2022 August 9 – Agenda | Minutes Environmental Health Report | Health Systems and Planning (HSP) Report | Prevention and Wellness Report | Communication Report | Financial Report July 12 – Agenda | Minutes Environmental Health Report | Health Systems … Read More

Behavioral Health & Addiction Services
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  Franklin County Public Health and its community partners provide free Narcan training where participants learn about the different types of opioids, signs and symptoms of an opioid overdose, and how to administer Narcan. Participants receive a free Narcan Kit … Read More

A Recipe for Inspiration
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It started with cookies… But it became so much more. “Our kiddo loves to cook and loves to perform. So early on in the pandemic, we decided to do some cooking videos to share with others in hopes of lifting … Read More

Health Literacy Grant –July 15, 2021
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  Franklin County Public Health and Partners Awarded Multi-Million Dollar Health Literacy Grant to Fight COVID-19 Among Racial and Ethnic Minority and Vulnerable Communities Franklin County Public Health, in collaboration with Nationwide Children’s Hospital and Columbus Public Health, was awarded … Read More

Pride Month – June 8, 2021
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June is Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ+) Pride Month. This month-long celebration demonstrates how LGBTQ Americans have strengthened our country by using their talent and creativity to help create awareness and goodwill and to recognize the impact that … Read More

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