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TCHD Plans Small Change to Safety Day Event this Saturday, September 26th

(Newcomerstown, Ohio) —This week is National Child Passenger Safety Week. To promote vehicle passenger safety awareness, the Tuscarawas County Health Department is partnering with Wendy’s restaurant, Safe Communities of Tuscarawas County, Ohio Buckles Buckeyes, the Ohio State Highway Patrol, the Tuscarawas County Sheriff’s Office, and the Newcomerstown Police Department to host Wendy’s Safety Day on …

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Help Me Grow Home Visitation Program transitions again

(Dover, Ohio) – Citing challenges with personnel turnover and the ongoing demands of the Tuscarawas County Health Department’s COVID-19 response efforts, the Tuscarawas County Board of Health voted to transition the services of the Help Me Grow home visitation program to the East Central Ohio Educational Service Center (ECOESC) at New Philadelphia.

This is Public Health – This one habit could be putting your family in danger

(Dover, Ohio) – Have you ever heard of second-hand smoke (SHS)? Of course, you have! We don’t want to bore you by repeating things you already know like SHS can increase the risk of, or cause,  heart attacks, lung cancer, respiratory infections, asthma, and that SHS causes an estimated 600,000 premature deaths per year.