Health Planning

Accreditation
A an assessment process to ensure that local health departments meet or exceed a set of quality standards and measures for public health.

Access to Healthy Foods
Food Mapping Project uses maps of Columbus to show areas of the city where it may be much more difficult to buy fresh, nutritious food.

Child Fatality Review 
Community planning process in which a team of experts convene to review the circumstances around potentially preventable deaths.

Community Health Advisory Committees 
Groups organized in north, east, west and south areas of Columbus working to improve the health of their community through health care and community-based partnerships.

Community Health Planning
Working with community partners, Columbus Public Health develops strategic plans to address key community health needs. 

Early Childhood Obesity Prevention Coalition 
Collaboration of 50+ organizations working to create opportunities for nutrition and physical activity for pregnant women and children birth to kindergarten entry.

Emergency Preparedness 
Programs to prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from health emergencies, with an emphasis on develop and practicing emergency plans.

Environmental Protection and Sustainability
Initiatives to increase awareness of the link between the environmental health and environmental protection fields. 

Epidemiology 
Epidemiological support for Columbus Public Health and the community who want to use data effectively in community health policy, planning, and programming decisions.

Food Protection Advisory Committee 
Partnership between Columbus Public Health, representatives of the retail food industry, and other interested participants focusing on promoting food safety in Columbus and Worthington.

Healthy Places 
Works to establish policies and practices that create places that foster physical activity as a part of everyday life.

Minority Health Advisory Committee 
Columbus Office of Minority Health Advisory Committee is charged with setting up opportunities within the community to address issues surrounding minority health.

Physical Activity Plan 
The Franklin County Physical Activity Plan aims to make it easier for Franklin County residents to be active as party of their their daily activities. 

Public Health Standards 
Activities related to monitoring the quality, effectiveness, and efficiency of public health programs.