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Community Partnerships

Fayette County Public Health works in partnership with the following councils, coalitions, and committees to achieve our goal of making Fayette County a safe and healthy place to live, work, grow, and play.

  • Central Ohio Public Information Network (COPIN)
  • Central Ohio Region Executive Committee
  • Central Ohio Region Public Health Workgroups
  • Children Offered Resources Early (CORE) Early Childhood Collaborative Council
  • Commission on Aging Board
  • Community Action Commission Board
    • FAITH in Recovery
    • Fayette County Prevention Coalition
  • Community Health Fair & Family Fun Day Committee
  • Fayette County Community Health Alliance
  • Fayette County Continuum of Care
  • Fayette County Family and Children First Council
  • Fayette County Suicide Prevention Coalition
  • Local Emergency Planning Committee
  • Ohio & National Environmental Health Association
  • Ohio Association of Health Commissioners
  • Ohio Public Health Association
  • Ohio Valley Regional Planning Commission
  • Solid Waste District Policy Council
  • State WIC Directors’ Association
  • State HMG Directors Association
  • YMCA Board of Directors

Ambulatory Advisory Committee

The ambulatory advisory committee consists of health department staff and representatives from local businesses and community organizations. The committee meets once a year on the 1st Tuesday in April. The purpose of the meeting is for FCPH employees to share updates and services with the community representatives. Those representatives may then go into the community with resources for the public to be aware of and utilize at FCPH. 

Contact: Janessa Williamson, RN, CLS Health Educator, Breastfeeding Coordinator

Child Fatality Review Board

The Fayette County Child Review Board meets annually to review deaths of persons 17 and under. County Child Review Boards were created to decrease the incidence of preventable deaths by promoting cooperation between groups that serve children.  The Fayette County Coroner, Director of Children's Services, Deputy Coroner, Fayette County Sheriff, Paint Valley ADAMH Board Executive Director, and a Public Health Representative. The Fayette County Health Commissioner chairs the board. The board makes recommendations on how some deaths could be prevented by public education and working with other agencies that serve children.

Contact: Leigh N. Cannon, MPH, Health Commissioner

Fayette County Community Health Alliance

The Fayette County Community Health Alliance is a collaborative, community-based group whose efforts are aimed at improving the quality of life for residents of Fayette County. The coalition is structured with a steering committee focused on specific health priorities.

Coalition efforts are driven by a vision of educating and empowering individuals and families in order to achieve a thriving, engaged, and resilient community. Keeping in mind the values of collaboration, integrity, equity, and equality, the FCCHA is focused on raising awareness and ultimately improving the health and wellness of the residents of Fayette County through the ongoing cooperation and focus of its community leaders, local health care providers, and citizens. By working through the socioeconomic issues of Fayette County residents, this will be achieved.

Contact: Megan Batson, BS, Emergency Preparedness Coordinator