Community Health and Education

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Community Health Assessment and Improvement

View previous health assessment outcomes and improvement plans and take the 2020-2021 survey!

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Community Education

The Adams County Health Department offers several community education courses.  For more information, or to schedule community education, contact us at 937-544-5547.  Prices for courses include course materials, and certification or completion card.

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Emergency Preparedness

​Nobody knows when the next emergency will happen. The Division of Emergency Preparedness makes plans that we hope will never be used. Partnering with the Adams County Emergency Management Agency, fire departments, emergency medical services, and law enforcement, as well as state and federal agencies, the Division plans for events that could place the public health of Adams County at risk. Regular exercises are held with regional health districts to practice the plans and make sure we are ready to respond if needed. It's much like a fire extinguisher. We buy one and mount it on the wall—in the hopes that it will never be needed.  

 
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Community Partners

Make a Difference Today

Adams County Health Department wants to spread our message of hope and compassion. We believe that a single action can make a difference in the community, and that collective action can greatly impact the world. Through advocacy and outreach activities, our team works tirelessly each day to contribute their part to the greater good.

 

University of Cincinnati Health

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UC Health and Adams County Health Department, along with other key stakeholders, have partnered to provide free psychiatry services to Adams County Community members. 

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Adams County Health and Wellness Coalition

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Improving the health and wellness of Adams County, while creating a culture of increased physical activity, improved nutrition & tobacco cessation.

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Adams County Youth Coalition

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We see every challenge as an opportunity, and this initiative helps us ensure that our partners are better prepared to manage the unique situations they find themselves in. We are invested in an innovative approach that empowers our community and delivers the support they need, when they need it.

Adams County Quick Response Team

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Make a referral and our team will help keep them on track to a healthy life without addictive substances. 

Make a Referral

Coalition for a Drug Free Adams County

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The Coalition for a Drug Free Adams County is a community initiative developed for the purpose of creating drug-free environments and promoting healthy lifestyle choices.

Adams County Medical Reserve Corps

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The Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) is a national network of volunteers, organized locally to improve the health and safety of their communities

ADAMHS BOARD

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Under Ohio law, the ADAMHS Board has the legal responsibility and authority for the provision of mental health and addiction treatment services and contracts with provider agencies to deliver services that assist consumers and clients on the road to recovery.

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Ohio Mental Health & Addiction Services

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OhioMHAS coordinates a statewide system of mental health and addiction prevention, treatment and recovery services. In early 2011, SAMHSA provided technical assistance to what was then called the Ohio Department of Alcohol and Drug Addiction Services (ODADAS) to develop a state-level quality management system for alcohol and other drug services.