This committee is established to assist the organization and the members in formulating coherent and well researched policies addressing current, important public health issues. In addition this committee follows Ohio statehouse legislation that impacts public health making recommendations to Governing Council regarding support or opposition to various legislative initiatives. We also serve as a liaison to the American Public Health Association for promoting action on national public health issues. Members of the committee are the organizations active voices for informing the public and policy makers about public health matters of importance.
The Policy Committee has monthly meetings/calls and publishes a monthly Legislative Update.