The Hocking County Health Department receives the Child and Family Health Services Grant through the Ohio Department of Health. The focus for this grant is on at-risk women and children in Hocking County. Programming revolves around childhood obesity, the need for health insurance, lack of physical activity, late/no prenatal care and cancer.
Project goals include reduction of childhood obesity, and increasing the number of pregnant women who seek early prenatal care, physical activity especially in children, increasing the number of eligible families applying for Healthy Start Healthy Families, and cancer prevention awareness.
For more information please call 385-3030 ext. 252.