The Community Engagement Program is a section at the health department which focuses on examining and strengthening the health characteristics of our communities through active partnerships.

Our vision is to create healthy communities that are unified and purposeful, giving themselves the best chance for successful health outcomes.
Our Programs


The Health Data team at Franklin County Public Health collects and analyzes data related to health conditions, reproductive outcomes, causes of death and quality of life for residents in Franklin County.

Health data includes clinical metrics along with environmental, socioeconomic and behavioral information pertinent to health and wellness.
Health Data


The Emergency Preparedness Program works to develop plans to address these risks and maintain efficient public health services for the citizens of Franklin County.

The Emergency Preparedness Program provides the avenue for interaction of Franklin County Public Health with other Franklin County agencies ensuring a cooperative response to emergencies in the community that may threaten the safety and health of residents.
Emergency Preparedness


ealthMap 2022 is a comprehensive overview of our community’s health status and needs and is a collaborative effort coordinated by the Central Ohio Hospital Council, Columbus Public Health, and Franklin County Public Health.

HealthMap2022 will help health departments, hospitals, social service agencies, other organizations, and community stakeholders better understand the health needs and priorities of Franklin County residents. Characterizing and understanding the prevalence of acute and chronic health conditions, access to care barriers, and other health issues can help direct community resources to where they will have the biggest impact.
HealthMap 2022