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Environmental

The Health Department has contracted the following specific services related to Environmental Health with the Portage County Health Department.

Food Services

Licenses for food establishments, operations, temporary, and vending are issued through the Portage County Health Department. Routine inspections are completed and filed with the County. Please contact the Portage County Health Department at 330-296-9919 for the fees related to the Food Service Program .

Swimming Pools and Spas

Licenses and inspections for Swimming Pools and Spas are also handled through the Portage County Health Department. Please contact  Portage County Health Department at 330-296-9919 for the latest regulations and fees.

Animal Bites

Animal bite complaints are filed and investigated through the Portage County Health Department. To report an animal please contact the Portage County Health Department at 330-296-9919. Animal Bites are required by law to be reported to the Health Department where the biting animal lives.

For Other Issues

Issue Contact
Nursing Home concerns Nursing Home Ombudsman Program
Hospital concerns Ohio Department of Health
1-800-342-0553
Suspected Child Abuse Portage County Abuse Hotline / C.A.R.E.S.
330-296-2273
Barber Shop or Hair Salon concerns Ohio Department of Cosmetology
1-614-644-6099
Tanning bed facilities Tanning Complaint Division
1-614-644-6134
Starting an in-home bakery business Ohio Department of Agriculture
1-800-282-1955
Used paint and recycling Portage County Solid Waste Management
330-678-8808
Safety conditions where you work. O.S.H.A. (Occupational Safety and Health Administration)
1-216-522-3838
Radon information Ohio Department of Health Radon Hotline
1-800-523-4439
Poison information Ohio Poison Control
1-800-222-1222
Beach Information Line Ohio Department of Health
1-866-OHIO-BCH (1-800-644-6224)