Shelby Spring Clean Up:
This annual program is a great way for residents to help maintain a clean city environment. Residents can get rid of brush, trash, and other large items on their property. Dates: May – TBD .
Shelby Bicycle Days
The health department participates in the annual Shelby Bicycle Days festival. Stop by our booth to receive public health information and materials or pickup a Lead test kit for houses built prior to 1978. The 2020 festival is July 9 – 11, 2020.
The Shelby Creating Healthy Communities coalition is part of a coalition coordinated by Shelby Health Department. The coalition’s goal is preventing and reducing chronic disease in the city of Shelby. This goal is achieved by promoting and encouraging residents to make health food choices, increase physical activity, and eliminate tobacco use.
2020 Meeting Dates
Meetings are held in the City Hall Conference Room, 43 West Main Street, Shelby
Tuesday, March 17 at 2:00pm – Marvin Memorial Library
Tuesday, May 19 at 2:00pm
Tuesday, July 14 at 2:00pm
Tuesday, September 15 at 2:00pm
Tuesday, November 17 at 2:00pm
Safe Routes to School
The Safe Routes to School program encourages students to walk or bicycle to school. Through the Ohio Department of Transportation, funding is provided to improve crossing and sidewalks and for educational programs.
The Richland County Suicide Prevention Coalitions works to reduce the number of suicide-related deaths in the county. The coalition has been in place since 2004 and is led by the Mental Health and Recovery Services Board of Richland County.
Health Fairs and Community Events
Health department staff regularly attend health fairs and other community events to provide public health information to the community. Look for our booth or table and stop by to hear about our most recent programs and events! Look for us at events TBD in 2020