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  • Let’s celebrate!  Your Fulton County Health Department has been awarded National Accreditation!    

    Fulton County Health Department announced today that it has achieved national accreditation through the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB).  The national accreditation program works to improve and protect the health of the public by advancing and ultimately transforming the quality and performance of the nation’s state, local, tribal, and territorial public health departments.  Fulton County Health Department is one of 223 health departments nationwide that have thus far achieved accreditation through PHAB since the organization launched in 2011.  

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  • 4 Your Mental Health ~ Improving Mental Health Across Four Counties


    When we think of being healthy, we often think about our bodies being in shape, eating the right foods, and going to the doctor. Many people don’t think about their mental health. Mental health is just as important as your physical health. 

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  • Flu Season is here

    Summer has passed and the season for spreading the influenza virus from one person to another is quickly approaching!

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  • August is breastfeeding awareness month

    August is designated as Breastfeeding Awareness Month. This year’s

    theme in Ohio is Breastfeeding-It’s a TEAM thing! It’s aimed to promote the support person’s role in successful breastfeeding. Research shows that the more support a mom receives, the more likely she is to give breastfeeding a try and the more likely she is to keep it going even if things get tough.

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  • New program to help pregnant women quit smoking

    Fulton County Health Department is trained and certified to offer the, BABY & ME – Tobacco Free Program to help pregnant women quit smoking and stay tobacco free. 

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  • 2016 fulton county health status assessment release

    The Fulton County Partners for Health released the 2016 Fulton County Health Status Assessment. The Public Release of the 2016 Fulton County Health Status Assessment took place on December 14, 2016 with youth professionals, schools, law enforcement, religious leaders, parents, health care professionals, substance treatment professionals, area businesses and county officials in attendance.

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  • Safe communities receives grant

    FULTON COUNTY RECEIVES GRANT TO

    CONTINUE WORKING TOWARDS ZERO TRAFFIC DEATHS

    Kim Cupp, Health Commissioner, announces the receipt of $37,240.48 to continue promoting safe driving in Fulton County

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  • National Prescription Drug Take Back Day Events Collect Approximately 123 pounds

    On National Drug Take Back Day, Saturday, October 22, seven Fulton County locations collected 123.4 pounds of unused or expired prescription medications.

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  • Fulton County Cooling Centers Available

    When temperatures rise Cooling Centers throughout the county are available to provide respite to individuals who do not have air conditioning. Persons who are at particular risk of complications from heat exposure include the elderly and young children.  

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  • Safe Travels During the thanksgiving holidays

    Before You Hit the Road This Thanksgiving:

    Buckle Up–Every Trip. Every Time

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Fulton County Health Department

OHIO

606 S Shoop Ave

Wauseon, OH  43567

419.337.0915

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