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LocalHealth is a network for people who communicate and use community health data. We created this network to help us share information in a rich and accessible context. LocalHealth users include communities, individuals, journalists and service providers. Contents in this section describe how to use LocalHealth, who is involved, and our policies and terms of use.

Cleveland Department of Public Health

Cleveland Department of Public Health (CDPH) is the local public health agency for the City of Cleveland.  Formally established in 1910, the department is charged with improving the quality of life in the City of Cleveland by promoting healthy behavior, protecting the environment, preventing disease, and making the City a healthy place to live, work, and play.

United Way’s 2-1-1

United Way’s 2-1-1, Serving Cuyahoga, Geauga, Medina, Wayne, and Holmes Counties 2-1-1 is a free community service you can use to get information about social, health and government resources 24 hours a day, every day.

Dial 2-1-1 or browse the online directoryto find the resources you need.

CWRU Medical School

Community Health Initaitive
A collaboration between Fairfax Renaissance Development Corporation and the Cleveland Clinic, this program offers free medical screenings and education every Friday from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. It is staffed by students from Case Western Reserve University's School of Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine and a physician or nurse practitioner.

Wyonette Cheairs, Housing & Program Specialist
Fairfax Renaissance Development Corporation
Phone: 216.361-8529

Community DentistryDepartment of Community Dentistry

The Department of Community Dentistry is the link between the School of Dental Medicine and the Cleveland Community.

The Department of Community Dentistry has several programs which have as their goal the protection and improvement of the oral health of individual patients and of the community at large.

The Department has organized a research network of 255 general dentists in northern Ohio as a laboratory for health services research in dentistry. This network includes 45 African-American dentists, female dentists, urban, suburban, and rural dentists.

A 4 year NIH grant supports a major direct observation study of prevention in dental practice that will involve 120 network practices and over 6000 patient visits.

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