Office of Epidemiology

Columbus Public Health
240 Parsons Ave.
Columbus, Ohio 43215

8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Mon – Fri

Kathy Cowen, M.S., Director
(614) 645-6252
[email protected]

Community Health

HealthMap 2022

Franklin County HealthMap 2022 is the result of a broad collaborative effort, coordinated by the Central Ohio Hospital Council (COHC), intended to help hospitals and other organizations better understand the health needs and priorities of Franklin County residents. 

HealthMap 2022 (released June 2022)

Key Community Health Indicators

Annually, the Office of Epidemiology presents the latest data for Columbus, Franklin County, and Ohio on a select subset of health measures from the Community Health Assessment, including the areas of leading causes of death, infectious disease, maternal and child health, prevalence of health risk behaviors and conditions, mental health and addiction, and access to healthcare. 

Key Community Health Indicators 2023 (Interactive report released December 2023)

Health Briefs

These briefs present the current state of health in Franklin County for various sub-populations.

Community Health Assessment (CHA)

The Community Health Assessment, developed out of a multi-stakeholder collaborative, describes the health status and identifies health priorities for Franklin County residents. 

2017 Community Health Assessment (full document; released September 2017)

  • For more information, including the Executive Summary, Table of Indicators, Health Priorities Summary, and more, please visit the Community Health Assessment (CHA) page.

Franklin County Community Health Assessment ( HealthMap 2013) (released January 2013)

Ohio County Health and Well-being Information

2019 Online State Health Assessment   An interactive website that displays state and county-level data on topics such as demographic trends, leading causes of death, population health, healthcare spending, access to health care, public health and prevention, social and economic environment, and physical environment.