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Portage County Health Department - Contact Listing
 

Administrative Division | Bureau for Children with Developmental and Special Needs (BCMH)
Environmental Division | Nursing Division | Plumbing Division
 

 

 

Phone:
330-296-9919

Fax:
330-297-3597

Health Commissioner

DuWayne Porter, MPH, RS

Ext. 110

dporter@portageco.com

Medical Director

Daniel Raub, DO, MA, FACOFP

Ext. 108

draub@portageco.com

   
 
   

 

 

Phone:
330-296-9919

Fax:
330-297-3597

Accreditation Coordinator

Karen Towne, BA, BSN, RN

Ext. 113

ktowne@portageco.com

       
 

Administrative Division

 

Phone:
330-296-9919

Fax:
330-297-3597

Administrative Director

Dorothy Filing

Ext. 109

dfiling@portageco.com

Finance Director

Debra Stall

Ext. 102

dstall@portageco.com

Administrative Secretary to Health Commissioner

Dorothy Filing

Ext. 109

dfiling@portageco.com

Accounts Payable

Debra Stall

Ext. 102

dstall@portageco.com

Accounts Receivable

Carol Pillsbury, AAB, BBA

Ext. 105

cpillsbury@portageco.com

Aerobic Septic Inspection Program Clerk

Melissa Akers

Ext. 136

makers@portageco.com

Child Fatality Review Clerk

Judi Rettig, BA

Ext. 101

jrettig@portageco.com

Food Service Clerk

Melissa Akers

Ext. 136

makers@portageco.com

Fiscal Grants Management

Judi Rettig, BA

Ext. 101

jrettig@portageco.com

Home Sale Inspection Payments

Carol Pillsbury, AAB, BBA

Ext. 105

cpillsbury@portageco.com

Licensing (Trailer Parks, Camps, Hotel/Motel, Tattoo Parlors, Pools/Spas)

Carol Pillsbury, AAB, BBA

Ext. 105

cpillsbury@portageco.com

Payments (License, Registration, Water Tests)

Carol Pillsbury, AAB, BBA

Ext. 105

cpillsbury@portageco.com

Permits (Well, Septic, Plumbing, Clear Water)

Carol Pillsbury, AAB, BBA

Ext. 105

cpillsbury@portageco.com

Stormwater Clerk

Melissa Akers

Ext. 136

makers@portageco.com

  

Bureau for Children with Developmental and Special Needs (BCMH)

 

Phone:
330-296-5900

Fax:
330-297-3597

BCMH Case Management

Kerry McKeen, BSN, RN

Ext. 114

kmckeen@portageco.com

BCMH Billing Clerk

Judi Rettig, BA

Ext. 101

jrettig@portageco.com


 

Environmental Division

 

Phone                  330-296-9919

Fax:                                                             330-297-3597

Environmental Health Director

Loyd Groves, BS, RS

Ext. 106

lgroves@portageco.com

Wastewater Specialist/Supervisor

Kevin Watson, BS, RS

Ext. 115

kwatson@portageco.com

Aeration Home Sewage System                (Pre-2007, Non-NPDES) Annual Inspection/Maintenance Program

Stanley Carlisle, MPH, RS

Ext. 121

scarlisle@portageco.com

Animal Bites/Rabies Control

Judith Rettig, BA

Ext. 101

jrettig@portageco.com

Animal Nuisance Complaints

Jack Madved, BS, RS

Ext. 116

jmadved@portageco.com

Bathing Beaches

Stanley Carlisle, MPH, RS

Ext. 121

scarlisle@portageco.com

Campground Inspections

Stanley Carlisle, MPH, RS

Ext. 121

scarlisle@portageco.com

Chemical Testing of Well Water

Keith Riley, PE, SIT

Ext. 112

kriley@portageco.com

Home Sales: Amos Sarfo, MS, RS

Ext. 111

asarfo@portageco.com

Food Establishments                      (Grocery and Convenience Stores)

Jessie Offineer, BA, SIT

Ext. 125

joffineer@portageco.com

Ravenna City: Stan Carlisle, MPH, RS Ext. 121

scarlisle@portageco.com

Food Service Operations (Restaurants)

Elizabeth Ahrens, BS, RS

Ext. 103

eahrens@portageco.com

Ravenna City: Stanley Carlisle, MPH, RS Ext. 121 scarlisle@portageco.com

Food Service-                                  Temporary Operations

Stanley Carlisle, MPH, RS

Ext. 121

scarlisle@portageco.com

Food Vending Machines

Stanley Carlisle, MPH, RS

Ext. 121

scarlisle@portageco.com

Fracking-Related Water Sampling

Keith Riley, PE, SIT

Ext. 112

kriley@portageco.com

Jack Madved, BS, RS Ext. 116 jmadved@portageco.com

Home Sewage Treatment Systems (Lot Evaluations, Plan Reviews, Permits, Inspections, Maintenance)

Kevin Watson, BS, RS
Wastewater Specialist/Supervisor

Ext. 115 

kwatson@portageco.com 

Thomas Brannon

Ext. 123

tbrannon@portageco.com

Christopher Novelli, BS, RS

Ext. 122

cnovelli@portageco.com

Home Sewage Treatment System Nuisance Complaints

Amos Sarfo, MS, RS

Ext. 111

asarfo@portageco.com

Home Sale Evaluations
(Well and Sewage Systems)

Amos Sarfo, MS, RS

Ext. 111

asarfo@portageco.com

Hotel and Motel Inspections

Stanley Carlisle, MPH, RS

Ext. 121

scarlisle@portageco.com

House Bill 110
(Semi-Public Wastewater Treatment Systems)

Richard Lashley, BS, RS

Ext. 120

rlashley@portageco.com

Jail Inspections

Stanley Carlisle, MPH, RS

Ext. 121

scarlisle@portageco.com

Pools/Spas

Jack Madved, BS, RS

Ext. 116

jmadved@portageco.com

Rabies Testing, Specimen, Bites, Questions

Judi Rettig, BA

Ext. 101

jrettig@portageco.com

Rabies/Wildlife Vaccination Program (Baiting)

Jack Madved, BS, RS

Ext. 116

jmadved@portageco.com

School Inspections

Jessie Offineer, BA, SIT

Ext. 125 joffineer@portageco.com
Ravenna City: Stan Carlisle, MPH, RS

Ext. 121

scarlisle@portageco.com

Solid and Infectious Water Programs and Complaints

Jack Madved, BS, RS

Ext. 116

jmadved@portageco.com

Stormwater Illicit Discharge Program

Amos Sarfo, MS, RS

Ext. 111

asarfo@portageco.com

Tattoo Parlor Program

Jack Madved, BS, RS

Ext. 116

jmadved@portageco.com

Water Wells/Private Water System Program and Water Sampling

Thomas Brannon

Ext. 123

tbrannon@portageco.com

Christopher Novelli, BS, RS

Ext. 122

cnovelli@portageco.com


 

Health Education and Promotion

 

Phone:
330-296-9919 or 330-298-4490

Fax:
330-297-3597

Director of Health Education and Promotion Becky Lehman, MPH Ext. 137 blehman@portageco.com

Car Seat Safety Inspections and Installations

Ali Mitchel, BSPH

Ext. 129

amitchell@portageco.com

Becky Lehman, MPH Ext. 137 blehman@portageco.com
Health Education and Promotion

Becky Lehman, MPH

Ext. 137

blehman@portageco.com

Ali Mitchel, BSPH Ext. 129 amitchell@portageco.com
HIV Testing and Education Kat Holtz, BS Ext. 107 kholtz@portageco.com
Becky Lehman, MPH Ext. 137 blehman@portageco.com

Immunization Education

Ali Mitchel, BSPH

Ext. 129 amitchell@portageco.com
Sherry Halas, BSN, RN Ext. 127 shalas@portageco.com

Nutrition/ Obesity Education

Karen Towne, BA, BSN, RN

Ext. 113

ktowne@portageco.com

Becky Lehman, MPH

Ext. 137

blehman@portageco.com

Public Information

Becky Lehman, MPH

Ext. 137

blehman@portageco.com

Safe to Sleep Program/                       SIDS Education

Becky Lehman, MPH

Ext. 137

blehman@portageco.com

 

Nursing Division

 

Phone:
330-296-9919 or 330-298-4490

Fax:
330-297-3597

Director of Nursing

Rosemary Ferraro, MSN, RN

Ext. 133

rferraro@portageco.com

Nursing Supervisor

Karen Towne, BA, BSN, RN

Ext. 113

ktowne@portageco.com

Adult Immunizations Scheduling

Mary McDaniel

Ext. 119

mmcdaniel@portageco.com

Adult Immunizations

Sherry Halas, BN, RN

Ext. 127 shalas@portageco.com

Conni Contreras,BA, BSN, RN

Ext. 138

ccontreras@portageco.com

Childhood Immunizations Scheduling/Clerk

Mary McDaniel

Ext. 119

mmcdaniel@portageco.com

Childhood Immunizations

Sherry Halas, BN, RN

Ext. 127

shalas@portageco.com

Conni Contreras,BA, BSN, RN

Ext. 138

ccontreras@portageco.com

Communicable Disease Investigations

Sherry Halas, BN, RN

Ext. 127

shalas@portageco.com

Marianne Kitakis, BSN, RN

Ext. 117

mkitakis@portageco.com

Emergency Preparedness

Marianne Kitakis, BSN, RN

Ext. 117

mkitakis@portageco.com

Immunization Education Sherry Halas, BN, RN Ext. 127 shalas@portageco.com

International Travel Clinic/Immunizations Scheduling/Clerk

Mary McDaniel

Ext. 119

mmcdaniel@portageco.com

International Travel Clinic/Immunizations

Sherry Halas, BN, RN

Ext. 127

shalas@portageco.com

Conni Contreras,BA, BSN, RN

Ext. 138 ccontreras@portageco.com

Medical Reserve Corps

Jennifer McCoy, MPH

Ext. 118

jennifermccoy@portageco.com

Nursing Clinic Clerk

Mary McDaniel

Ext. 119

mmcdaniel@portageco.com

Nursing Clinic Billing Clerk

Mary McDaniel Ext. 119 mmcdaniel@portageco.com

Tuberculosis (TB) Testing

Sherry Halas, BN, RN

Ext. 127

shalas@portageco.com

Conni Contreras,BA, BSN, RN Ext. 138 ccontreras@portageco.com

 

Plumbing Division

 

Phone:
330-296-9919

Fax:
330-297-3597

Chief Plumbing Inspector

Ken Dye

Ext. 104

kdye@portageco.com

 

Public Health Accreditation

 

Phone:
330-296-9919

Fax:
330-297-3597

Accreditation Coordinator

Karen Towne, BA, BSN, RN

Ext. 1113

ktowne@portageco.com