Ohio Health Improvement Zones (OHIZ) Pilot Project
What is OHIZ?
The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) shares that the OHIZ project will provide flexible funding to establish or expand place-based initiatives seeking to address social determinants of health (SDoH) and improve healthy behaviors of residents through meaningful community engagement and cross sector collaboration in Ohio Health Improvement Zones.
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OHIZ in Huron County
A total of $100,000.00 has been awarded to Huron County from the Ohio Department of Health (ODH) for the project.
The project is focused on Census Tracts #9162 and #9163 in the southwest portion of rural Huron County. These tracts encompass census designated Celeryville, New Haven and Richmond Townships (partial), the Village of Plymouth (partial) and the City of Willard (partial).