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Opioid Resource Page

  Keeping up with the information associated with the opioid epidemic can be confusing and difficult. We offer this page as a learning resource and encourage you to reach out to our program contacts listed above for more information.   Definitions Opiate -originates from naturally-occurring

Opioid Use and Misuse

  Overview of Local Drug Related Deaths The leading cause of injury-related death in Ohio continues to be accidental drug overdose Heroin and Fentanyl are two of the main factors in the increase in fatal overdoses Ohio has experienced nearly an 800% rise in fatalities since 2000 The

Governance and Organizational Structure

The Board of Health is comprised of five members appointed to five-year staggered terms by the advisory council.  The Health Commissioner, who serves as Secretary to the Board, is appointed by the Board, which also appoints the Medical Director. The Board of Health meets monthly to review and approve