Public Health Programs
The Community Health Services of the Greene County Combined Health District provides a variety of community based services to people of all ages living in Greene County. We offer immunizations to all citizens, as well as other general health clinics. Public health nurses work closely with other community agencies in order to meet the county wide needs of its residents. These programs are designed especially for infants, children and senior citizens.
The Environmental Health Programs of the Greene County Combined Health District fulfills that part of the agencies public health mission concerned with controlling environmental conditions, both natural and man-made, to protect human health and well being. We derive our authority from state statutes to perform this function and act as an arm of the Ohio Department of Health and the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency. We accomplish our mission through risk assessment, policy development, monitoring, inspections, consultation, education, and enforcement of regulations.
The mission of the Greene County Combined Health District is to prevent the spread of disease and to promote health. Therefore, The Health Education Programs of the Health District play a major role in our operations and provides a variety of health education and health promotion programs to the community. It is the goal of these services to assist groups and individuals in making informed decisions regarding personal, family and community health needs. The current main areas of service are Help me Grow, the Safe Communities Coalition, the Healthy Lifestyles Coalition, and general Health Promotion which includes press releases.