Programs and Services

Programs & Services at Public Health

Below is a listing of all programs and services available to Montgomery County residents.

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Program & Service NameDescriptionContact Number
Addiction ServicesAddiction Services provides substance use disorder treatment, problem gambling treatment, prevention, and intervention services. We help individuals and families find a treatment program and a recovery life that works.937-461-5223
Baby & Me - Tobacco FreeThe Baby & Me - Tobacco Free Program is a smoking cessation program which aims to reduce the use of tobacco products among women during and after their pregnancy.937-496-3376
Birth & Death RecordsFor your convenience, you can process online requests through VitalChek, an independent company that Public Health - Dayton & Montgomery County has partnered with to provide this service.937-496-3114
Body Art & TattoosPublic Health licenses and inspects body art establishments including tattoo and body piercing facilities within the county to ensure compliance with state and local regulations. Inspectors verify requirements for operator and artist training along with the use of equipment to eliminate the potential for bloodborne disease transmission. In addition, all complaints of unlicensed tattoo artists operating out of homes are investigated.937-225-4460
CarePoint: Syringe Services ProgramThe goal of CarePoint is to play a role in reducing the transmission of HIV, Hepatitis C and other blood-borne infections associated with the sharing of drug injection equipment. CarePoint provides a one-to-one syringe exchange program and linkage to addiction services.937-496-7133
Childhood Lead Poisoning PreventionPublic Health – Dayton & Montgomery County partners with the Ohio Healthy Homes and Lead Poisoning Prevention Program (OHHLPPP) to provide public education, public health lead investigations, and case management to lead poisoned children in Montgomery County.937-225-5553
Children with Special Healthcare NeedsThe Children with Special Healthcare Needs (CMH) Program provides case management and service coordination for families with children who have special health care needs and are residents of Ohio.937-225-6459
Communicable Disease ReportingThe Communicable Disease Reporting Program monitors the occurrence of contagious illnesses within Montgomery County. Our team gathers reports of diseases in the community, interviews people with disease, and conducts follow-up investigations to determine the source of infection.937-225-4508
Community Health OutreachThe Community Health Outreach Program is a team of health professionals including registered nurses and community health advocates. Emphasis is placed on health promotion, prevention, and developing links to community resources through health screenings, education, and referrals for vulnerable populations.937-225-5700
Community Overdose Action TeamThe work of the Community Overdose Action Team seeks to reduce the number of people dying from drug overdoses and drug abuse.937-225-6026
Construction and Demolition DebrisThe Construction and Demolition Debris Program inspects all open and closed construction and demolition debris landfills within Montgomery County to ensure that disposal is protective of the environment and the public’s health.937-225-4362
Cribs for Kids!According to the Ohio American Academy of Pediatrics, 3 infants die each week in Ohio in unsafe sleep areas. Cribs for Kids seeks to reduce that number by providing WIC-eligible families and expecting mothers with a free pack ‘n play for their baby. Families will also receive important information about the ABCs of safe sleep so they can reduce their baby’s risk of a sleep-related death.937-496-6831
Diabetes Self-Management Education ProgramThe Diabetes Self-Management Education Program provides persons 18 years or older, who are living with diabetes, the tools they need to successfully control their diabetes and prevent the complications of diabetes. The program includes both self-management and group educational sessions.937-225-5878
Emergency PreparednessThe Emergency Preparedness Department is tasked with preparing Public Health, its partners and the community to respond to adverse events that affects the public’s health in our community.937-225-5714
EpidemiologyCollect and analyze health-related data and information pertaining to the county’s residents and neighborhoods in the form of reports and presentations. Monitor, identify, investigate and report emerging health threats with the assistance of other public health divisions (Environmental Health and Communicable Disease). Offer data support to other Public Health programs and community agencies for use in health policy, planning, and programming decisions. (Please download, complete, and submit the Epidemiology Data Request Form for all data requests).937-496-6533
Every Parent MattersEvery Parent Matters is a home visiting program for dads that encourages fathers’ participation by offering separate home visits as well as joint home visits with the mothers. The program uses an evidence-based curriculum, which is designed with a hands-on approach to meet the specific needs of fathers.937-225-5700
EveryOne Reach One Maternal and Infant Vitality Task ForceEveryOne Reach One’s goal is to increase the number of babies that reach their first birthday and improve the health of pregnant mothers. Using a community-wide collaborative approach to combat Infant Mortality the coalition will develop strategies to combat preterm births, educate mothers and fathers about how to keep their babies healthy before and after birth and develop interventions to improve social and economic conditions in the community that lead to poor birth outcomes.937-224-3762
Fetal & Infant Mortality Review (FIMR)Infant mortality continues to be a significant problem for Montgomery County families. The best way to learn how to address the many issues facing these families is to learn from these families directly. This program gives families the opportunity to share their story of infant loss or stillbirth so our community can learn from their experiences and prevent other losses like these from happening.937-225-6355
Food Equity CoalitionThe Montgomery County Food Equity Coalition is a countywide initiative which aims to support a food system that ensures everyone, no matter their race, income, or ability, can access and afford a basic healthy diet. There are six teams addressing various parts of our food system: food insecurity, healthy people, sustainable ecosystems, vibrant farms, thriving local economy, and strong communities.937-225-5700
Food ProtectionThe Food Protection Program supervises the licensing and inspection of all restaurants, grocery stores, vending machines, mobile food operations, and temporary food operations.937-225-4460
Food Service InspectionsFood Service Sanitarians inspect licensed food service operators and retail food establishments for proper food storage, handling, preparation and serving.937-225-4460
Food Service Plan ReviewPublic Health works hand in hand with local building and other inspection authorities to ensure that all applicable codes are met.937-225-6150
HIV/AIDS PreventionThe HIV/AIDS Prevention Programs concentrate on reducing transmission in Darke, Miami, Montgomery, Preble, Clark and Greene Counties. Free anonymous and confidential HIV testing is provided.937-496-7133
Home CareThe Home Care Program is a Medicare certified program that provides skilled nursing, physical therapy, pediatric physical therapy, speech therapy, social work and nutritional services to patients in Montgomery County.937-225-4500
Hotels & MotelsThe Transient Accommodation Program provides the licensing and inspection of all Montgomery County hotels and motels. Public Health inspects over 7,600 rooms to assure that all visitors will have a safe and sanitary accommodation, free of nuisance conditions.937-225-4460
Immunization ClinicPublic Health's Immunization Clinic provides routine vaccines for infants, children, teens, and adults. Vaccines are also available to international travelers, those with occupational risk, medical indications, and for post-exposure disease control efforts.937-225-4550
LGBTQ Health InitiativesLGBTQ Health Initiatives in the Office of Health Services which focuses on the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer community (LGBTQ).937-224-3727
Local Office of Minority HealthThe Local Office of Minority Health The Dayton & Montgomery County Local Office of Minority Health is a program funded by a grant from the Ohio Commission on Minority Health, in partnership with Public Health – Dayton & Montgomery County.937-225-4962
Men’s HealthOur goal is to inform and educate men in Montgomery County of the importance of their overall health by preventing illness and staying healthy and safe. Staying healthy expands on the many things you can do – including eating a nutritious diet and exercising regularly.937-225-5700
Moms & Babies FirstMoms & Babies First: Ohio’s Black Infant Vitality Program helps to reduce the number of low birth weight babies, infant deaths and sickness within the ethnic communities of Montgomery County. We also offer an education support group for expectant and new fathers, as well as experienced fathers.937-224-3696
Mosquito and Vector Disease ControlThe Mosquito and Vector Disease Control program protects Montgomery County from mosquito-borne diseases. Through regular trapping and species identification, the local mosquito population is monitored, tested, and controlled.937-225-4362
Nuisance AbatementThe Nuisance Abatement Program investigates conditions such as trash, rodents, abandoned pools, and unsanitary conditions at residential property in unincorporated areas of Montgomery County.937-225-4362
Ohio Healthy Programs (OHP)Ohio Healthy Programs (OHP) is a five-part voluntary designation program that focuses on creating healthy habits, menus, policies, and family engagement in childcare centers and early childhood education programs to prevent childhood obesity.937-225-5700
Other Inspection ServicesEnvironmental Health provides inspection services to help ensure the public's health. In addition to food service establishments and new and remodeled plumbing projects, we inspect body art establishments, hotels and motels, school buildings, and swimming pools and spas.937-225-4460
Plumbing InspectionPlumbing Inspection ensures that all plumbing installed during construction of a new or renovated building is installed by knowledgeable craftsmen in accordance with applicable codes. Properly installed plumbing systems protect the public’s health.937-225-4421
Private Water System and Household Sewage Treatment SystemThe Private Water System and Household Sewage Treatment System Program ensures that septic systems and private wells are designed and installed under permit and in accordance with state and local regulations.937-225-4428
Rabies ControlThe Rabies Control Program quarantines dogs, cats, and ferrets involved in biting incidents to ensure that the animal did not transmit rabies to the bite victim.937-225-4362
Regional Air Pollution Control AgencyRAPCA is the air pollution agency for the Metropolitan Dayton Intrastate Air Quality Control Region in west-central Ohio which includes Clark, Darke, Greene, Miami, Montgomery and Preble counties937-225-4435
Research Review PanelEnsure that Public Health staff are active collaborators on all proposals initiated by external researchers, where appropriate.937-225-4479
School Health ServicesSchool Health Services are provided to private, parochial and charter schools in Montgomery County. Schools may contract for a school nurse on a part-time or full-time basis or one-time only to perform mandatory screenings.937-225-4514
School InspectionsSchool buildings are not licensed. However, schools are subject to inspections annually as required by the Ohio Revised Code. School cafeterias, concession areas, and swimming pools are required to obtain and maintain applicable licenses.937-225-4460
Smoke-Free WorkplaceOhio’s Smoke-Free Workplace Program ensures that all work environments in the state are completely smoke-free. Public Health responds to complaints directed to 1-866-559-OHIO regarding smoking in any workplace in the county.937-225-4460
Solid and Infectious WasteThe Solid and Infectious Waste Program ensures that waste materials are disposed of in compliance with state regulation and in a manner that is protective of the public’s health and the environment.937-225-4362
Source Water ProtectionThe Source Water Protection Program prevents increased risk to the public water supply by regulating the quantity and use of chemicals by businesses located in the Multi-Jurisdictional Source Water Protection Area.937-225-4362
Swimming Pools, Spas and Splash PadsThe Swimming Pool and Spa program consists of licensing and inspecting all public and municipal swimming pools, whirlpools, and special use pools within the county. We inspect design, operation, safety, and maintenance items, as well as water quality parameters of clarity, alkalinity, chlorine levels, and overall pH.937-225-4460
Sexually Transmitted Disease ClinicPublic Health’s Sexually Transmitted Disease Clinic provides patient evaluation, laboratory testing and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases. HIV testing, including rapid testing, is also available. The Public Health STD Lab supports the clinic by providing quick results.937-225-4550
Tai Chi For ArthritisTai Chi is a series of gentle physical movements and stretches that promotes body awareness, physical wellbeing, and mental wellbeing. The program has proven to relieve pain associated with arthritis, improve one’s quality of life, and decrease the risk of falls..937-225-5700
Tobacco Cessation and PreventionPublic Health partners with worksites, schools, and community organizations to offer free tobacco cessation for residents of Montgomery County; and participants receive a one-month supply of patches. The program includes telephonic or group cessation sessions.937-225-5700
Tuberculosis ClinicPublic Health's Tuberculosis (TB) Program controls the spread of TB in Montgomery County. We ensure all persons with active TB are completely treated, and we work with community partners to screen individuals who are at high risk.937-225-4550
Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)Public Health's WIC Program safeguards the health of low-income women, infants, and children up to age 5. WIC provides nutritious foods to supplement diets, nutrition education (including breastfeeding promotion and support), and referrals to health and other social services.937-225-4491

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