CHAMPAIGN HEALTH DISTRICT MISSION
The Mission of the Champaign Health District is to prevent Illness and to protect the community by promoting healthful living practices and assuring public health needs are met by a skilled and prepared workforce.
Champaign County residents are healthy and live in a safe environment.
August is Breastfeeding Awareness Month in Ohio. Research suggests that breastfeeding is a key modifiable factor for disease for both mothers and infants. The Center fo Disease Control and Prevention reports that Ohio's 2014 breastfeeding rate of 70.1 percent ranks 43rd in the nation.
The American Academy of Pediatrics and the World Health Organization recommend exclusive breast feeding for the first six months of life and continued breastfeeding with the addition of appropriate food for the first year and beyond.
Lets work together to to support breastfeeding success!
Do you need a guide of health and welfare related services in Clark and Champaign Counties. The Community Health Foundation Resource Guide is an invaluable resource of nonprofit or governmental agencies as well as commercial and for-profit organizations and individuals that provide services. Many provide services that are either free or offered at reduced cost or on a sliding fee scale. They may also welcome self-pay patients, accept Medicaid and/or Medicare, or offer specialized or unique health/welfare related services. Or, they have unique hours of operation. Click here to access this resource.
As of this date, the Ohio Sewage Treatment System Rules have been in effect for approximately 6 months. If you have any comments regarding its implementation, please contact the Champaign Health District at 937-484-1606 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Champaign Health District values your input in order to enhance our implementation of the rules as well as providing feedback to Ohio Department of Health.
Early Detection Saves lives. On June 9, 2015 a mobile mammography unit was brought to Champaign Health District by Community Mercy Health Partners. The no-cost health screenings for eligible patients was sponsored by Champaign Health District and Community Mercy Health Partners with the help from the Susan G. Komen, Columbus Affiliate. Thank you for providing this service to Champaign County residents. A special Thank You to Ellen Spinner, CNP who took time from her busy practice to provide clinical breast exams. Please contact Ann Hembree, LSW | Psychosocial Coordinator
Springfield Regional Cancer Center | 148 West North Street | Springfield, Ohio 45504
(937) 323-5001 x5567 | email@example.com | mercy.com to see if you are eligible for a no-cost breast screening.
Are you dealing with chronic conditions like congestive heart failure (CHF), chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), high blood pressure, diabetes and obesity? There is help! Mercy Memorial Hospital established a new Chronic Care Clinic to facilitate wellness, provide health management and lower readmission rates for patients with chronic conditions. They work closely with patients’ primary care physicians and other caregivers on plans customized for each patient.
Call 937-484-6700 to make an appointment.
Mercy Memorial Hospital with support from the Champaign Health District is doing a health survey of Champaign county residents. Please support our hospital by taking this short survey online. Help us to make Champaign county a healthier community. Click the following link to take the survey.
The Drug Free Youth Coalition is putting on its annual run/walk 5K. You can pre-register at their office 312 Patrick Ave. from 10 - 3pm everyday until the event. The money for this event will directly go toward the DFYC's youth group to do more prevention activities around Champaign County. Prices for the 5K is: youth $10, adults $15, families 4+ $35 dollars, and groups/organizations 10+ $10 per person