The City of Springdale has been recognized by the Ohio Department of Health (ODH) as a 2016 Healthy Community Three-Step Award Winner. The areas of excellence ODH identified For Springdale were in Chronic Disease Prevention, Tobacco Free, and Promoting Active Living. This was the seventh straight year the City of Springdale has been named a Healthy Ohio Community. The Healthy Community Award can be attributed to Springdale’s commitment to health and wellness and outstanding programming geared toward active living and healthy lifestyle choices. The City of Springdale will continue to actively support and promote programs, activities, and healthy lifestyle choices which improve and maintain the health and wellness of the entire community.
2016 Healthy Community Press Release
2016 Healthy Community Award Certificate
Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Mission of the Springdale Health Department is to promote the health and safety of our community through health education and wellness, disease prevention and emergency preparedness. We seek to meet the needs of our community by serving as a strong public health advocate and by acting as a liaison between our stakeholders and our community partners.
The services provided by our award winning City of Springdale Health Department fall under two divisions:
The Springdale Health Department's Community Health Division seeks to promote health and enhance quality of life through the immunization program, the communicable disease prevention program, the wellness screening program, the health education program and the bedbug education campaign.
Communicable Disease Program
Wellness Screening Program
Health Education Program
Bed Bug Education Program
The Springdale Health Department seeks to promote health and safety through education and inspection in the following Environmental Health Division programs: food safety, swimming pools and spas, hotels and motels, schools and playgrounds, institutions (jails), rabies control, nuisance and housing. The Springdale Health Department's Emergency Preparedness and Smoke Free Ohio Workplace programs are also part of the Environmental Health Division.
Food Safety Education and Inspection Program
Swimming Pool / Spa Program
Hotel / Motel Program
School Health and Safety Program
Institutional (Jail) Health and Safety Program
Smoke Free Ohio Workplace Program
Rabies Control Program
Emergency Preparedness Program
Nuisance / Housing Program
Springdale Health Department Staff
Matt Clayton Public Health Commissioner
Jean Hicks Director of Nursing
Ella Jergens Director of Environmental Health
Debra Boggs Administrative Assistant
Matthew J. Clayton Public Health Commissioner
The Public Health Commissioner is appointed by the Springdale Board of Health in conjunction with the City Administration and reports directly to the City Administrator. The primary responsibility of the Commissioner is the general management, supervision, and oversight of the Health Department and its employees. The Commissioner is expected to provide leadership, direction, and guidance in the implementation of the department’s programs and services which are designed to preserve and improve the general health, welfare, and environment of the Springdale community. These programs and services are provided for persons living in, working in, and visiting the City of Springdale.
Public Health Commissioner Matthew J. Clayton joined the Springdale Health Department as the Health Commissioner on August 24, 2015. Matt came to the City of Springdale after working for the City of Cincinnati Health Department for over twelve years as a Registered Sanitarian and as a Trainer. Prior to working for the Cincinnati Health Department, Matt was employed with the Hamilton County Health Department, also as a Registered Sanitarian for over four years. In total, Matt has over sixteen years of experience in the public health field. Prior to his career as a public health official, Matt worked in the private sector as an industrial chemist and an environmental chemist for just over six years.
A native of Birmingham, Alabama, Matt graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) in 1993 with a Bachelor in Environmental Science.
In his free time, Matt enjoys traveling, camping, attending church, and outdoor activities with his wife and four children. Matt is also involved in Cub Scouts with his sons. He and his wife are proud to be active participants in the adoptive and foster parenting community.
11700 Springfield Pike, Springdale, OH 45246 Phone: (513) 346-5725 Fax: (513) 346-3975
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