Holmes County General Health District

Personal Health Division

shopping-for-potatoes2The personal health services division, led by Beth Crone, RN, BSN, promotes the public's health through direct patient care, public health education, health assessments, and working with service agencies in the community.

The services of this division include monitoring the health status of Holmes County to identify and solve community health problems. Diagnosing and investigating health problems and health hazards in Holmes County. Informing, educating, and empowering Holmes County residents about health issues. Mobilizing community partnerships and action to identify and solve health problems in Holmes County. Linking people to needed personal health services and providing the service when the service is not available.

For information or questions regarding personal health services, contact Director of Nursing Beth Crone at 330-674-5035 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Programs

BCMH
Providing services and care coordination for children with medical handicaps
Breastfeeding Resource Center
Education, Counseling, Support and supplies (including pumps) for sale or rent to help mothers successfully breastfeed.
Communicable Disease
Investigation of infectious diseases including tuberculosis (TB) screening and testing
Help Me Grow
Home visitation program for children ages 0-3 and their families.
Immunization Action Program
Immunization clinics onsite and at satellite locations. Vaccine education to families and physicians.

Injury Prevention - Preventing falls in aging   
Home safety inspections and modifications , Tai Chi classes, Matter of Balance. 

Lead Program
Providing blood lead testing, education, and supplies to clean homes
Ohio Buckles Buckeyes
Child passenger safety training for the community and car seats for parents who meet income guidelines.
Public Health Emergency
Preparedness: Preparing the community to respond to a biological event either human made (bioterroism) or naturally occurring (epidemic)
School Health
Providing school nursing and health resources for teachers and parents.
Women, Infants, & Children (WIC)
Nutritional education and supplemental food program for pregnant/breastfeeding women, their infants and children up to age 5.
 

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