Posts by Health Department Admin

COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus)

This is an emerging, rapidly evolving situation. CDC, ODH and Harrsion County HD will provide updated information as it becomes available, in addition to updated guidance. For up to the minute updates in Ohio and Harrison County, visit: www.coronavirus.ohio.gov and https://www.facebook.com/harrisoncohealthdepartment/   Link (2/5/2020):  ODH monitoring a new PUI & new guidelines for sharing PUI…

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Tips for Meal Kit and Food Delivery Safety

Subscription meal kits, mail-order food, and home-delivered groceries offer convenience.  Make sure food safety is part of the package, too. Home-delivered food must be handled properly so it is safe to eat. Whether food is shipped to your home or delivered by a local service, it needs to stay at a safe temperature to prevent…

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2018 Ohio Drug Overdose Report

From 2017 to 2018, the rate of unintentional drug overdose deaths decreased by 22.7%, making it the lowest overdose death rate since 2015. • Beginning in the second quarter of 2017, the number of unintentional overdose deaths began to decrease, and this trend continued into the first half of 2018. However, the number of deaths…

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The Harrison County General Health District is pleased to announce the release of the 2019 Community Health Assessment

Cadiz, OH (October 1, 2019) – The Harrison County General Health District is pleased to announce the release of the 2019 Community Health Assessment (CHA). The report is a comprehensive collection and analysis of data regarding health issues, available services and opportunities for action in Harrison County communities and identifies priority issues related to the…

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