Solar Eclipse Eye Safety

Eclipse Coverage Map Ohio

The purpose of this guidance is to provide eye safety information and awareness that can be used for solar eclipse planning and readiness. On Monday, April 8, 2024, weather permitting, all 50 U.S. states (excluding most of Alaska) will experience at least a partial solar eclipse, as will most of Canada, all of Mexico, and […]

ECHD Helps 50 Children

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Erie County Health Department Delivers Dental Care to 50 Children at Give Kids a SmileEvent On February 27, the Erie County Health Department proudly participated in the annual Give Kids a Smile event, providing essential dental services free of charge to 50 children. The annual event aims to address dental health disparities among underserved youth […]

Thrive Together Event Empowers

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEThrive Together Event Empowers Community Health and Connections [Sandusky, Ohio – February 25, 2024] – Erie County Health Department (ECHD) hosted Thrive Together on February 19th showcasing our dedication to accessible healthcare for the whole family. The event, held at Sandusky Intermediate School, provided a wide range of health screenings, dental check-ups, and […]

Community Wellness Event

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The Erie County Health Department (ECHD) is thrilled to announce a community event with Sandusky City Schools on February 19, 2024, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. This all-encompassing event aims to enhance community health and well-being, offering a variety of services and resources for residents.

Outstanding Health Services Recognition


The Erie County Health Department (ECHD) and Erie County Community Health Center (ECCHC) proudly announce their recent awards from the Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) for their exemplary commitment to delivering high-quality healthcare services.

Eclipse 2024: Get Ready with ECHD!

Eclipse Coverage Map Ohio

Erie County is in the path of totality for the April 8, 2024, solar eclipse – that means businesses and venues across the county are gearing up to open early and cater to this extraordinary moment. The last time Erie County experienced a total eclipse was in 1806, and the next one won’t be until […]

Join us January 11th!


Helping To Keep You & Your Family Safe from Illness This Winter! Get your flu or Covid vaccine plus a $100 gift card for those age 12 and older. Call 567-867-5174 to pre-register today.

Health Alert – Immunizations


Urgent Need to Increase Immunization Coverage for Influenza, COVID-19, and RSVduring the 2023-2024 Winter Season. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is alerting healthcare providers to currently low vaccination rates against influenza, COVID-19, and RSV (respiratory syncytial virus). Low vaccination rates, coupled with ongoing increases in respiratory disease activity caused by multiple pathogens, […]

Cantaloupe Recall Expansion

Cantauloupe Recall Nov 2023

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PACIFIC TRELLIS, CROWN JEWELS PRODUCE, SOFIA PRODUCE, AND CF DALLAS ANNOUNCE CANTALOUPE RECALL EXPANSION IN MULTIPLE STATES DUE TO POTENTIAL HEALTH RISK [Sandusky, Ohio, November 29, 2023] – In response to recent health concerns, Pacific Trellis, Crown Jewels Produce, Sofia Produce, and CF Dallas have issued recalls on whole fresh cantaloupes distributed […]

2-Minute Health Break

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Check out the 2-minute health break, our latest topic is: What is Creating Healthy Communities? Click here for the latest episode or view on the screen below.