Public Health

Empowering Scranton for a Healthier Tomorrow 

Our mission is to educate and encourage healthy behaviors to promote the health and safety of our community.

COVID-19

Scranton City – COVID-19 Data Hub

State: Pennsylvania Department of Health

CDC: For more information on COVID -19

Kick COVID -19 Community Corps: For Local COVID events and other related information

Programs

Health programs for community

Upcoming Event

COVID Clinic : May 24th, 1801 Pine Street, Scranton

Health Month Focus

May is National Mental Health & Allergy and Asthma Awareness Month

Tips for good mental health

Mental Health Screening Tools

Asthma and Allergy Quick Factsheet

Learn how to cope with asthma

Health Information

Please Call 911 for any health related emergency.

Tips to navigate baby formula shortages

Local Resources

Mental Health

Drug and Substance Abuse Recovery Support

Grief Support Services

  • Hospice of the Sacred Heart: 570-706-2400
  • GRASP: Grief Recovery After Substance Abuse Passing: 570-991-7199: (grasphelp.org)
  • NAMI Scranton Chapter: Counseling and Support Groups (570-662-4357)

National Help Lines

  • Suicide Hotline (24/7): (800) 273-8255
  • Veterans / Military Crisis Line (24/7): (800) 273-8255,
  • Drug and Substance Abuse Help: SAMHSA Emotional Distress Line (24/7): (800) 985-5990, Text TalkWithUs to 66746
  • Trevor Lifeline: LGBTQ Support (24/7): (866) 488-7386, Text START to 678678
  • American Cancer Society: 1-800-227-2345: American Cancer Society

Cancer Resources

Epilepsy Helpline

Federally Qualified Health Centers

Abuse Reporting and Support

  • Women’s Resource Center: 570-278-1800 OR 1-800-257-5765
  • Child Abuse Helpline: 1-800-932-0313
  • Adult Protective Services: 1-800-490-8505
  • Statewide Elder Abuse Hotline: 1-800-490-8505

Maternal and Child Support

General Resources

Immigration and Refugee Services

Assistive Technology: 570-347-3357, 1-800 204 7428: TechOWL – Technology for Our Whole Lives (techowlpa.org)

Transportation

  • COLTS (County of Lackawanna transit System) 570-963-6432

Food Pantries

 

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