The Geauga County Health District is dedicated to improving public health services by monitoring, educating, and promoting community and environmental health services in Geauga County, Ohio.
Working together to promote a healthy community
The basics of trust, integrity, and honesty
All centered on and for the community we serve
Geauga County Health District Strategic Plan 2014-2017
The three core functions of public health, as defined by the National Institutes of Health in 1998, are assessment, policy development and assurance. These include:
The Essential Public Health Services provide the fundamental framework for public health agencies describing the activities that should be undertaken in all communities. The Core Public Health Functions Steering Committee developed the framework for the Essential Services in 1994. This steering committee included representatives from US Public Health Service agencies and other major public health organizations.