Public Health - Dayton & Montgomery County provides many programs and services dedicated to helping residents in the community maintain a healthy lifestyle.
The Communities Preventing Chronic Disease program (CPCD) works to reduce rates of chronic disease, such as obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and stroke. In 2012, chronic diseases accounted for 62 percent of all Ohio deaths.
The Community Health Outreach Program is a team of health professionals including registered nurses and community health advocates.
Creating Healthy Communities (CHC) is committed to preventing and reducing chronic disease statewide. By implementing sustainable evidence-based strategies CHC is creating a culture of health.
The Dayton Council on Health Equity (DCHE) is Montgomery County’s Local Office of Minority Health. The program is funded by a grant from the Ohio Commission on Minority Health, in partnership with Public Health – Dayton & Montgomery County.
Public Health offers two diabetes programs to serve the community.
GetUp Montgomery County is a community-based initiative to promote healthy lifestyle choices for children, youth and families in Montgomery County.
PHDMC partners with worksites, schools, and community organizations to offer free tobacco cessation for residents of Montgomery County; and participants receive a one month supply of patches.
The Violence Prevention Program helps raise community awareness and works to promote non-violence. This program works to make Montgomery County a safer place to live.