Public Health Nursing Section
The mission of the Public Health Nursing Section of Ohio Public Health Association is to
promote public health nursing workforce, support competent public health nursing practice, influence and inform public policy and to develop, provide and promote leadership within public health nursing. These activities will improve the health of local communities and promote activities to meet state and national health goals.
. To recruit members for the Ohio Public Health Association, Public Health Nursing Section;
. To influence public policy and address legislative matters that impact public health and
promote public health nursing.
. Provide a forum for interaction among members and collaborative partners.
. Strengthen communication with the Ohio Department of Health and other public health
. Strengthen relationships with Ohio’s Colleges, Schools of Nursing and Schools of Public
. Provide structure for competent public health nursing practice and leadership via workforce development.