OPHA Seeks Executive Director

The Ohio Public Health Association is seeking an Executive Director responsible for managing day to day operations and maintaining the stability of the Association. Manages communications within the Association, as well as with outside partners and stakeholders. Acts as the main contact for the Association and promotes the Association’s mission, vision, values and priorities at the local, state, and national levels. Part-time 25-30 hours per week. See full job description at: https://ohiopha.org/job/executive-director/ Continue reading OPHA Seeks Executive Director

Lyme Disease Webinar Highlights Tick Dangers

OPHA is hosting a one-hour webinar that provides updated information on the incidence, mortality and prevention strategies for Lyme Disease in Ohio. Additionally, an Ohio patient will describe her experience and encourage participants to be informed.

The webinar was held on August 10 and will be repeated on August 15 at 11:30.

Register here: https://opha2.wildapricot.org/event-2592532

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Lyme Disease Presentation Needham 4.16 MB 30 downloads

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Welcome From Our New President

Welcome! OPHA strives to provide leadership on issues affecting the public’s health by advocating for public policies that protect and improve the health of all Ohioans, to strengthen the public health system, and to advance the practice of public health in Ohio. In public health, as in our association, our strength is in our dedication to our profession, commitment to truth and transparency, and our support for science based decision making. Continue reading Welcome From Our New President

Flooding and the Importance of Planning

Contributed by Student Section Communications Chair Anna Pavan – Recent flooding across Ohio has highlighted the importance of emergency planning. In Findlay, severe storms in the second week of July led to record size flooding. Flooding is the country’s most costly and frequently occurring natural disaster and are most often a result of heavy precipitation and failure of natural draining.  Continue reading Flooding and the Importance of Planning