Rumpke Service Update

Rumpke is experiencing service delays and is incredibly sorry for the service issues you have been experiencing. They are dedicated to providing exceptional customer service and wants to assure you that their dedicated team members are working diligently to collect your trash, recycling and yard …Read More

Friends by the fire

Fire pits are allowed in Dublin as long as the fire container is at least 15 feet from any structure or burnable surface and the size of the fire does not exceed three feet wide by two feet high. Avoid burning during windy conditions …Read More

The Best Defense: Virtual Conversations with the Fire Department

These virtual conversations are free to participate with advanced registration required. Registration is through the City of Dublin, click here to register. Once registered, participants receive the Zoom meeting information. Signs & Symptoms of Cardiac Distress Learn how to recognize symptoms of a heart attack …Read More

Take your CPR or First Aid skills check here!

We are a testing center for anyone who successfully completes the American Heart Association (AHA) CPR  or First Aid class online. For links to the AHA classes, please visit With your completion certificate from the American Heart Association, you can schedule your in-person …Read More

Heart attack symptoms less obvious for women

You may think you know the common symptoms of a heart attack, but most people cite the symptoms that males commonly have, which include pain, pressure or discomfort in the chest and difficulty breathing. For women, symptoms are not as obvious and therefore, are often dismissed …Read More

Stay within your limits when shoveling

Shoveling snow can be taxing, even if you are fit and in good health. If you aren’t used to strenuous activity or have a health condition that could increase your risk of an injury or serious medical event, you may need to refrain from …Read More

Don’t attempt to rescue your pet from ice

No one wants to see their pet in danger. So when dogs venture out over snow-covered ice that is camouflaging the water below, it’s no wonder people go after them. Sometimes, dogs have already fallen through  the ice, making the rescue attempt even more …Read More

How old is your heart?

Unfortunately, we don’t have any control over our chronological age, but we can impact, to some degree, the age of our heart. Body mass index, blood pressure, smoking and diabetes can impact the “age” of your heart. Aging is difficult enough without the added …Read More

Gardening encourages healthy eating

The garden planning and seed selection process can be a fun exercise for families looking for new activities that encourage physical activity, time outdoors, science inquiry, and healthy eating. That’s right–healthy eating. Research has shown that when children help choose which vegetables to grow …Read More

Take a hike with Metro Parks

The Franklin County Metro Parks Winter Hikes are self-guided this year. Hike through 18 different parks with a variety of trail lengths and difficulty levels. Record your hikes in your own Ticket to Travel booklet which can be downloaded here. Visitors can hike in …Read More