Healthy Allen County
Healthy Allen County is a one stop source of non-biased data and information about community health in Allen County, and healthy communities in general. It is intended to help planners, policy makers, and community members learn about issues and identify needed improvements.
- Compare Allen County's health with other Ohio communities and the nation;
- Learn about promising practices on a variety of topics that affect community health;
- Identify local resources in Allen County for health and social services; and
- Find health-related events and classes.
Click here to see the 2014 Allen County Health Assessment Report.
Some Allen County health care providers/resources include the following:
In Ohio, each health district is a separate political subdivision, similar to a school district, with an appointed Board of Health. Each district has a Health Commissioner who reports to the Board of Health. There are general health districts (county), city health districts, and combined health districts. Allen County Public Health is a combined health district as outlined in Chapter 3709 Ohio Revised Code, serving the cities of Lima, Delphos, and all of Allen County.
The Health Partners of Western Ohio is a private, non-profit corporation to address a community need for access to primary care services Health Partners is located in a site formerly owned by the Salvation Army, located in the Martin Luther King Jr. Neighborhood. Allen County Health Partners has 20 medical/behavioral health exam rooms, nine dental operatories, three education rooms, an on-site pharmacy, cancer and wellness education areas as well as a group meeting area and administrative offices.
Lima Memorial Health System is a not-for-profit health care organization with 25 facilities in a ten-county service area. Founded in 1899 as Lima City Hospital by the citizens of the Lima community, today Lima Memorial is a partner with ProMedica Health System.
The strategic initiatives of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) inform the direction of the plan. This is not a time of slow, evolutionary change but rather an era of revolutionary movements that will have dramatic outcomes. The economic situations we continue to face have challenged us to think differently about behavioral health care delivery. Agency energies are focused on:
- assuring access to evidence based services for residents with the highest acuity mental illness and substance abuse, and
- promoting well being and resiliency through partnerships.
St. Rita's Medical Center serves a 70-mile radius of Lima, Ohio. It was started in 1918 by Sisters of Mercy, a Roman Catholic order. Today, St. Rita's has additional treatment facilities in Lima, on both the east and west side, as well as in Glandorf, Delphos, and Wapakoneta plus an Occupational Health Center in Lima.
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