• Introduction:

    The Montgomery County Board of Health is the legal entity that has overall responsibility for the operation of Public Health – Dayton & Montgomery County.

    A major role of the Board of Health is to adopt policies and to make such orders and regulations as are necessary for its own governance, for the public health, the prevention or restriction of disease, and the prevention, abatement, or suppression of nuisances.

    The Board of Health also provides oversight and direction to Public Health in fulfilling its mission and vision statement while accomplishing the three core public health functions of assessment, policy development, and assurance. It plays an integral role in the work Public Health conducts through their review, study, advisement, and recommendations to the Health Commissioner on matters related to public health.

Board of Health

The Montgomery County Board of Health is the legal entity that has overall responsibility for the operation of Public Health – Dayton & Montgomery County.

A major role of the Board of Health is to adopt policies and to make such orders and regulations as are necessary for its own governance, for the public health, the prevention or restriction of disease, and the prevention, abatement, or suppression of nuisances.

The Board of Health also provides oversight and direction to Public Health in fulfilling its mission and vision statement while accomplishing the three core public health functions of assessment, policy development, and assurance. It plays an integral role in the work Public Health conducts through their review, study, advisement, and recommendations to the Health Commissioner on matters related to public health.

Board of Health Meeting

The Board of Health for Public Health - Dayton & Montgomery County meets the first and third Wednesday of each month at 12:00 PM in the Reibold Building, 2nd Floor Multi-purpose Room.

The Board of Health meetings may be viewed live on Facebook by visiting www.facebook.com/PublicHealthDMC


Board of Health Members

Patricia S. Meadows, MSSWOfficer: President
Emmett C. Orr, MPAOfficer: President Elect
Bob Downing
Marietta Orlowski, Ph.D.
John E. Rhodes, DDS
Alonzo Patterson, MD
Benjamin Speare-Hardy, DDiv

Board of Health Agendas

Board of Health Meeting Minutes