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Ross County Health District Awarded Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) Grant

Ross County Health District (RCHD) has been awarded $182,245 to coordinate Medical Reserve Corps activities in Ohio’s Southeast Central region. RCHD is one of eight regional subrecipients chosen by the Ohio Department of Health (ODH) Bureau of Health Preparedness (BHP) of the MRC State, Territory and Tribal Nations, Representative Organizations for Next Generation (STTRONG) regional…

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RCHD’s Brittany Burns awarded Prevention Advocate of the Year Award

Chillicothe, OH – Brittany Burns of the Ross County Health District was honored as Prevention Advocate of the Year at Hope Partnership Project’s Annual Meeting held on November 14 at Ohio University Chillicothe’s Stevenson Center. Burns was presented the award by Ohio University Department of Social Work Assistant Professor and First Capital Cornerstone of Change…

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RCHD Awarded $150,000 Adolescent Health Resiliency Grant

Chillicothe, OH – The Ross County Health District was awarded $150,000 through the Ohio Department of Health’s (ODH) Adolescent Health Resiliency grant. The three-year grant will fund trauma-informed care training for adults who work with adolescents and provide opportunities for a safe and supportive connection to trusted adults within the community. Having a connection to…

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Safe Communities Grant Awarded to Ross County Health District

Chillicothe, OH – The Ross County Health District was awarded $38,500 through the Ohio Department of Public Safety’s Safe Communities grant to promote traffic safety awareness in Ross County. The grant requires a local coalition to meet regularly for discussion of education and prevention activities. Safe Communities education will be provided at select community events…

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ODH Bicycle Training Inspires Advocacy for Bicycling in Ross County

Chillicothe, OH – A trio of Ross County Health District and Chillicothe City Planning employees represented Ross County in the Ohio Department of Health’s (ODH) bicycle ride leader training, “Train the Trainer”, event from September 11-13 in Delaware, Ohio. The 30-hour “wheels-on-the-ground” training (masterfully facilitated by a team of four from Toole Design led by…