OPHP's Public Health in the 21st Century project consists of three workgroups.
- Costing of Foundational Public Health Services (FPHS) in Ohio Workgroup:
The goal is to: have an appropriate model for costing of Foundational Public Health Services (FPHS). Chairperson: Melissa Branum, Greene County
- Pathways to Foundational Public Health Services and PHAB Accreditation for smaller local health departments Workgroup:
The goal is to: determine how LHDs <50,000 population will be able to meet provision of Foundational Public Health Services and achieve PHAB accreditation. Chairperson: Erik Balster, Preble County
- Increasing Capacities and Utilization of Shared Services Workgroup:
The goal is to: explore and provide recommendations on the effectiveness and efficiency of providing foundational public health services and meeting some PHAB standards through shared services agreements. Chairperson: Joe Mazzola, Franklin County.
Read the charters and find out how to get involved below.