Community Health

According to the World Health Organization, community health is defined as, "the environmental, social, and economic resources to sustain emotional and physical well-being among people in ways that advance their aspirations and satisfy their needs in their unique environment." 

Primary health care programs aim to reduce risk factors and increase health promotion and prevention. The Ottawa County Health Department offers several different programs that can help individuals through education, empowerment, and advocacy. CMH Button Opens in new windowCrib Button Opens in new windowNarcan Button Opens in new windowDisease Investigation Button Opens in new windowEmergency Prep Button Opens in new windowPotassium Iodide Button Opens in new window