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Health Data Matters

Health Data Matters is the go-to place for the latest data about the health of residents in Cleveland and Cuyahoga County. Please visit healthdatamatters.org for more information.

2010 Protecting Our Children – Cuyahoga County Child Fatality Report

We present this report annually to educate our various constituencies about the contributing causes of child fatalities in Cuyahoga County. Professionals, from educators to health and social service experts, consider the research, data and trends within the context of their own mission to keep children safe and families thriving. While the application of the information presented in this report may differ from one audience to another, the message remains the same: our community is committed to preventing child fatalities.

Click here to access the 2010 report.

Breast Cancer Screening Article from Cleveland Plain Dealer

Nearly 600 organizations currently provide breast health services in Northeast Ohio. Within those vast resources, however, exists a puzzling disconnect — women aren’t accessing the resources.

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Supermarket Access in Cuyahoga County

This assessment of supermarket access across Cuyahoga County illustrates how food deserts are being created and the subsequent impact that has on local neighborhoods.

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Why You Should be Concerned About Neighborhood Food Stores

As population has decreased in the inner city and inner ring suburbs, there are fewer grocery stores and less healthy food choices available for residents.  This report details the issues associated with this growing problem.

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From Farm to School – Changing Eating Habits One Plate at a Time in the South Euclid-Lyndhurst School District

Read about the impact of introducing locally-grown fresh fruits and vegetables as a part of the lunch menu in the South Euclid-Lyndhurst School District.  The collaboration between the district, AVI Fresh, Red Basket Farm and the CCBH became the county’s first Farm to School venture in 2010.

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2010 Syphilis Report

This public health surveillance report (released in August 2011) by the Cleveland Department of Public Health describes diagnoses for all syphilis cases (total syphilis) and the most acute phases, primary and secondary, reported among Cuyahoga County and Cleveland residents occuring in 2010.

Follow this link to access the 2010 Syphilis Report.

2009 Annual Disease Report

This public health surveillance report (released in September 2011) provides information on the communicable diseases that are required to be reported by state law among Cuyahoga County residents occuring in 2010.

Follow this link to access the 2009 Annual Disease Report