Defiance County Public Health Reports
Defiance County General Health District develops different reports through planning committees, workgroups, and community involvement. View the different reports below for more information.
The strategic planning process was completed over the course of three (3) sessions. Defiance
County General Health District (DCGHD) used input from a cross section of DCGHD department
members to determine the strategic direction for the agency.
Defiance County General Health District continues work towards the vision of “A Healthy and Safe Defiance County”. With a mission of promoting and protecting the health and well-being of all people and places in Defiance County; DCGHD focuses on our core values of Educating, Collaboration, Empowering, Respect, and Making a Difference. Annual reports summarize the work of the Health District throughout the year. Annual reports are presented to and approved by the Board of Health and District Advisory Council annually.
Annual Report 2021
Annual Report 2020
Annual Report 2019
Annual Report 2018
Annual Report 2017
Annual Report 2016
Annual Report 2015
Annual Report 2014
Annual Report 2013
Annual Report 2012
Annual Report 2011
Annual Report 2010
Does Place Matter?
Health Equity is achieved when all people in a community reach their full health potential. This report looks at things like where we live, work and play. These are all factors that help determine our health outcomes. Click the link below to learn more about Health Equity in Defiance County.
Defiance County Community Health Assessment
The Defiance County Health Assessment (CHA) encompasses health beliefs, perceptions and practices of residents of Defiance County to take a close look at the health of the residents as well as the issues that affect their health status. The CHA is developed through a collaboration with POWER Defiance County. View the most recent and previous CHA reports here
Defiance County Community Health Improvement Plan
The Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP) was developed by POWER Defiance County using information provided in the CHA. The purpose of the CHIP is to identify the priority health issues, establish goals, strategies and available resources to resolve health issues in Defiance County. View the most recent and previous CHIPs here.