Tiberi Responds to Letter from OPHA

Congressman Pat Tiberi has responded to a letter from our Executive Director Lois Hall regarding the American Health Care Act. In it, he states that he believes that “Americans deserve a better healthcare system that puts their needs first and provides better access to the tools that put them in charge of their own care.”  Continue reading Tiberi Responds to Letter from OPHA

Registration Open For Next Accreditation Readiness Training

Registration is open for the next 2017 OPHA Accreditation Readiness Training on May 31st! The theme of this training is “Branding, Communicating, Documents, and Special Topics” It is geared for Public Health Nurses, including supervisors and directors, as well as nursing faculty and students, and other professionals interested in Public Health Board Accreditation for Ohio’s local public health departments.  Continue reading Registration Open For Next Accreditation Readiness Training

OPHA Invited to Green Building Council Meeting

The built environment is public health too! OPHA is pleased to have been invited to present at the May 25 US Green Building Council (USGBC) Lunch and Leaders. Our own Lois Hall and Rosemary Chaudry will be among those talking about the connection between Public Health and the work of USGBC members across Ohio. Sign up now for the event – come meet potential new partners in building a healthier “built environment.” Continue reading OPHA Invited to Green Building Council Meeting

2017 OPHA Public Policy Institute Focuses on Education

By Carla Hicks: The 2017 OPHA Public Policy Institute took place on April 19th at the State Library. We had a full house with just at 60 individuals attending. The topic for this year was Education-Health: A Vital Intersection, Advocating For Funding, Social Determinants and Equity. Continue reading 2017 OPHA Public Policy Institute Focuses on Education

OPHA Group Meets with Rep. Pat Tiberi

By Dom Frissora, OPHA Past President: On Friday, March 31, representatives from OPHA and four health departments in Ohio’s 12th Congressional District discussed the future of healthcare in Ohio, and the US, with Congressman Pat Tiberi (R-OH 12thDistrict). Tiberi is the Chair of the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health. Continue reading OPHA Group Meets with Rep. Pat Tiberi