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Springfield Township Town Hall Meeting Scheduled for Residents

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 31, 2017

Media Contact:

Jane Trinter, M.Ed, RD, LD Lead Case Manager 330-926-5632

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Town Hall Meeting Scheduled for Residents Seeking Home Assistance Programs

SUMMIT COUNTY — Summit County Public Health (SCPH) and County of Summit- Department of Community and Economic Development have scheduled a program at the Springfield Township Town Hall with information about home assistance programs available to county residents.

Information will include the SCPH Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Lead- Based Paint Hazard Control Grant. Residents will learn how to apply for a HUD grant to replace windows, doors, porches, siding, and other parts of pre-1978 houses with lead paint, where children under age 6 years live or spend time. County of Summit will present information about the Home Weatherization Assistance Program (HWAP) and the Household Sewage Treatment System Program. These programs help homeowners with issues such as failing septic systems, weatherization of homes, safety inspections, tune-ups of heating units, and minor home repairs.

The Town Hall meeting will be Tuesday, April 18, 2017 from 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm at Springfield Township Town Hall located at 2459 Canfield Road, Akron, OH 44312. (Park and enter through the main entrance at the Clock Tower on the south side of the building.)

All Summit County residents are welcome.

For more information, call Jane Trinter with SCPH at 330-926-5632.

Landlord Basics & Issues Featured at April Landlord Conference

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 31, 2017

Media Contact: Lynn Clark

330-882-5866

Landlord Basics & Issues Featured at April Landlord Conference Akron, Ohio - Registration is open for the 2nd Annual Landlord Conference on

Saturday, April 8, 2017 from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Stark State College Business & Entrepreneur Building, 6200 Frank Ave. NW, North Canton, Ohio 44720.

Landlords, property managers, lawyers, realtors, registered sanitarians and the public are invited to attend the conference. Registration is $35 which includes breakfast and lunch. Register online at www.mustardseedcdc.com/landlord or mail a check made payable to Mustard Seed Development Center to: Mustard Seed Development, P.O. Box 10064, Akron, Ohio 44310 Attn: Landlord Conference.

The conference is sponsored by the Knight Foundation, Mustard Seed Development Center, Ohio Civil Rights Commission, Fair Housing of Stark and Summit Counties, Canton and Stark County Health Departments, Summit County Public Health, Community Legal Aid Services, and the Office of the Attorney General. It will include sessions on landlord basics or ‘Landlord 101,’ evictions, business management, fair housing basics including criminal background checks, lead paint rules, common housing infestations, exhibitors, and more from agency experts.

For more information, call Jane Trinter with Summit County Public Health at 330-926- 5632 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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CHASING THE DRAGON: The Life of an Opiate Addict

Copley Towship Officials & the HUB Community Center are sponsoring an Opioid Awareness discussion, May 3, 2017 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the HUB Community Center, 3676 Community Land, just off Cleveland-Massillon Road. 

Opioid addiction is becoming an epidemic in American.  Come join us on May 3rd for the film Chasing the Dragon: The Life of an Opiate Addict, produced by the FBI and DEA, followed by a panel discussion on opioid use and abuse.

The panel will be comprised of a high school student, a person with an addiction, parent of a recovering addict, police and fire personnel, a drug treatment professional, and a school administrator. 

ADDICTION RESOURCE - UNDERSTAND ADDICTION

ALCOHOL ADDICTION, TREATMENT AND RECOVERY

Protect Yourself Against Zika Virus During Spring Break Travel

AKRON - Summit County Public Health would like to remind Summit County residents to protect themselves during spring break travel to areas with active Zika virus transmission.  Zika has spread to many popular spring break destinations such as Mexico, the Bahamas and Puerto Rico.  To find an up to date listings of infected areas please visit:

https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/page/zika-information.

To read the entire press release please click here.

 

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