Public Health - Dayton & Montgomery County provides many programs and services dedicated to helping residents in the community maintain a healthy lifestyle.
Community Health Outreach
The Community Health Outreach Program is a team of health professionals including registered nurses and community health advocates.
Public Health offers two diabetes programs to serve the community.
Local Office on MinorityHealth
The Local Office on Minority Health The Dayton & Montgomery County Local Office on Minority Health is a program funded by a grant from the Ohio Commission on Minority Health, in partnership with Public Health – Dayton & Montgomery County.
Our goal is to inform and educate men in Montgomery County of the importance of their overall health by preventing illness and staying healthy and safe. Staying healthy expands on the many things you can do – including eating a nutritious diet and exercising regularly.
Ohio Equity Institute
The Ohio Equity Institute is a grant funded program by the Ohio Department of Health, that allows Public Health – Dayton & Montgomery County to develop strategies that will help decrease infant mortality, especially among African American/Black infants. This is done in two ways: Neighborhood Navigation and community coalition work.
Ohio Healthy Programs (OHP)
Ohio Healthy Programs (OHP) is a five-part voluntary designation program that focuses on creating healthy habits, menus, policies, and family engagement in childcare centers and early childhood education programs to prevent childhood obesity.
Tai Chi for Arthritis
Tai Chi is a series of gentle physical movements and stretches that promotes body awareness, physical wellbeing, and mental wellbeing. The program has proven to relieve pain associated with arthritis, improve one’s quality of life, and decrease the risk of falls.
Tobacco Cessation and Prevention
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.