Category Archives: Health and Safety Alerts

Health and Welfare Alert July 18

This alert provides critical information to caregivers about the types of transitions of care people with developmental disabilities can experience, and how those changes can pose significant risk to health and safety without effective communication.

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Health and Welfare Alert June 13

This alert provides critical information to caregivers about smart habits to help prevent falls and statistics about how falls have affected the developmental disability community.

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Health and Welfare Alert June 2

June 2, 2017 Health and Welfare Alert from DODD:

This alert provides critical information to caregivers about staying safe in the summer, while avoiding health risks such as dehydration, sunburn, heat-related illness, and food poisoning.

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Health and Safety Alerts for Summit County

Health and Safety Alerts

The Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities publishes health and welfare alerts throughout the year. Ohio Administrative Code 5123:2-17-02 requires all developmental disabilities employees to review Health and Welfare Alerts released by the department as part of annual training. A full list of alerts can be found here.

Summit County Public Health also publishes health alerts and other important health topics for Summit County. Click here to access this resource.

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