Citizens For A Better Norwood

Thursday, March 18, 2010

“Ohio’s doctor” visiting Norwood Health Dept. tomorrow

Ohio Department of Health (ODH) director, Alvin D. Jackson, M.D., will travel to three local health departments this Friday to visit Norwood City, St. Bernard City and Sharonville City Health Departments to discuss public health priorities and answer questions from local media.

When: Friday, March 19, starting at 8:30 am at Norwood City then at 10:30 a.m. till 11:00 a.m. at St. Bernard City and ending with Sharonville City at 2:30 pm.

Who: ODH director, Alvin D. Jackson, M.D., and representatives from the respective Health Departments

What: Meet with local media to discuss public health priorities

Where: Norwood City Health Department conference room, located at 2059 Sherman Ave, Norwood, OH 45212. St. Bernard City Health Department main office, located at 110 Washington Ave., St. Bernard, OH 45217. Sharonville City Health Department office located at 10900 Reading Rd., Sharonville, OH 45241.

“Ohio’s doctor,” as Dr. Jackson is known, has a long history of providing health care to Ohioans. Before being appointed director of the Ohio Department of Health in June 2007 by Gov. Ted Strickland, Dr. Jackson served as medical director of Community Health Services in Fremont, Ohio. In that role, he provided primary medical care to rural residents and to migrant workers in the fields. Dr. Jackson also has served as chief of staff of Fremont Memorial Hospital and as a staff physician at the Sandusky County Health Department.