City of Upper Arlington, Ohio

Public Health

Franklin County Public Health

614-525-3160  |
The City of Upper Arlington maintains its own local Board of Health but contracts with Franklin County Public Health (FCPH) as its service provider. All inspections and health services are performed by Staff of the FCPH under the direction of the Upper Arlington Board of Health. The FCPH administers environmental, nursing and administrative services, monitoring environmental issues that could impact the health of citizens, and provides preventive health services aimed at maintaining and advancing good physical health.

The following information provides links to useful information available on the FCPH website, as well as detailing other useful public health and safety information available through the City of Upper Arlington.

Animal Bites
Click on the link for details on reporting requirements and guidelines in the event that you or someone you know is bitten by a dog or other mammal.

Animal and Pet Guidelines in Upper Arlington
Includes details of UA's leash law, barking dogs, and other useful information on being a responsible pet owner, as well as useful contacts.

Bed Bugs
Bed bugs have been making an unwelcome comeback in Central Ohio. Click on this link for an overview of the problem, how to protect your home from infestation, and what to do in the event that your prevention efforts fail.

Blood Pressure Screening
Available through the City's Fire Division.

Building Safety
The City's Building Division ensures the City's physical environment is built to the State of Ohio's minimum standards for construction.

CPR Training
Available through the City's Fire Division.

Emergency Preparedness
Tips on preparing your family for an unexpected emergency, be it weather related or otherwise.

Fire Prevention
Details of the various programs administered by the City's Fire Division to educate and protect the public from fire and life safety hazards.

Flu and Cold Season Tips
Click on this link for tips on how to protect your family from unwanted illnesses each flu and cold season.

Lost and Found Pets
Options for helping to reunite families with their beloved pets.

Mosquito Control
FCPH partners with the City on mosquito population management, with education and prevention activities being the first line of defense. Click here for the City's mosquito section.

Online Restaurant Inspection Reports
Franklin County food inspection reports are available online. These is no grade assigned to the reports, but the complete inspection reports are made available, enabling the public to conveniently view all violations that were noted during inspections.

Rabies Immunization Clinics
Each year, FCPH works to provide a series of low cost rabies immunization clinics for family pets.

Radon Testing
The best way to protect your family from radon poisoning is to have your home tested for this odorless, radioactive gas that can seep into your home through basement cracks.

Upper Arlington, like the rest of Ohio, is smoke-free in workplaces and public places. To file a complaint, call 1-866-5559 (Smoking Ban Enforcement Line) or email [email protected]

Each spring and early summer, ticks can pose a significant health threat to both humans and animals. Check here for tips on protecting yourself and your family from tick bites.

Wildlife Control
Check here to see all the "problem animals" common to Central Ohio, preventative DIY measures and resources to contact if these animals become a problem.

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News & Notices

  • 2017 Community Survey
    The 2017 Community Survey process is complete and the report can be viewed here. Our thanks to all who participated.
  • Wildlife Control
    Have problem animals that have taken up residence in or near your home? Try these simple DIY deterrents to keep the pesky critters at bay.
  • Register for ALERT Franklin County
    With mosquito season fast approaching, register for ALERT Franklin County so you can receive mosquito spraying notifications to your phone and email. Customize your account for messages from Police, Fire, Public Service and more.
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