Department of Health, Ohio
The purpose of the Ohio Department of Health is to "protect and improve the health of all Ohioans." This is accomplished by working with 130 local health departments to provide health services to the residents of Ohio.
In 2009, 2010, the Department's appropriation totaled approximately $650 million. Overall spending increased between FY 2008 and FY 2009 by 0.05% and by 6% between FY 2009 and FY 210; payroll spending decreased between SFY09 and SFY10 by over 7.5%; contract expenditures declined by over 38%; grant/subsidy payments to local partners increased by 15%.
|Family & Community Health Services||2008||$385,906,080||2009||$403,976,851||2010||$413,317,639|
|Public Health Preparedness||2008||$72,678,893||2009||$56,474,670||2010||$90,560,547|
|Services To State Employees||2008||$3,040,653||2009||$ 2,897,109||2010||$1,716,484|
The Department administers the State's Women's Health Services program, which provides health care access to low-income women to protect the well-being of women, infants, and children. In 2007, the program provided prenatal and postpartum care to 1,862 patients and reproductive health care to 14,537 patients.
The State's Women's, Infants and Children program, which is a supplemental nutrition program that provides eligible women with education, nutritional foods, and health care support, is also administered through the Department of Health. In 2009, the program served an average of 303,679 women, infants, and children per month. Funding for 2009 totaled $278,864,375.
State of Ohio
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Governor | Lieutenant Governor | Attorney General | Secretary of State | Treasurer | Auditor of State | Superintendent of Public Instruction | Director of Insurance | Director of Agriculture | Director of Natural Resources | Superintendent of Industrial Compliance and Labor | Chairman of Public Utilities |