Health Education

Presently there is one health educator on staff at the Health Department. That person acts as the Project Director for the Creating Healthy Communities program which is funded by a grant from the Ohio Department of Health (

Vision:  Making the Healthy Choice the Easy Choice

Mission:  Creating Healthy Communities (CHC) is committed to preventing and reducing chronic disease statewide. Through cross-sector collaboration, we are activating communities to improve access to and affordability of healthy food and increase opportunities for physical activity where Ohioans live, work and play. By implementing sustainable evidence-based strategies, CHC is creating a culture of health.

Making The Healthy Choice The Easy Choice!

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2021 Creating Healthy Communities Activities

Warren City

  • Bicycle Infrastructure

  • Healthy Food Mural

  • Healthy Vending Policy

  • Bike to Work

Niles City

  • Active Transportation Plan

  • Healthy Vending Policy

Trumbull County

  • Park Improvements

  • Food Access Policy & Planning

Check out Creating Healthy Communities’ Success Stories from all participating counties in Ohio:

Contact Information:

Kristopher Kriebel, MS, CHES
Health Educator I/Creating Healthy Communities Program Coordinator
176 Chestnut Ave NE, 2nd Floor
Warren, OH 44483
Phone: 330-675-7887


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