Since 1826, the Cincinnati Health Department (CHD) has been committed to protecting and improving the health of the people of Cincinnati. As a nationally recognized leader in public health, CHD advocates for responsive health and human services that promote healthy living environments and social well-being, as well as works to reduce health inequities such as poverty and unemployment.
CHD has a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) designation status and serves over 40,000 patients annually. CHD operates seven Primary Care Health Centers, one free-standing dental center, one free-standing vision and dental center, and eleven School-Based Health Centers.
For the City of Cincinnati to become the healthiest city in the nation.
To achieve health equity & improve the health and wellness of all who live, work and play in Cincinnati