Cincinnati Health Department http://wmub.org en Mayor Cranley: no politics in health board appointment http://wmub.org/post/mayor-cranley-no-politics-health-board-appointment <p>Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley said his decision to replace the chairwoman of the Cincinnati Board of Health has nothing to do with politics. &nbsp;<br /><br />Cranley said Tuesday in a phone interview he was appointing Herschel Chalk to replace Joyce Kinley, whose term expired on March 1st. &nbsp;<br /><br />“Herschel Chalk, who I’m appointing, has been a long-time advocate against prostate cancer, who's somebody I’ve gotten to know,” Cranley said.&nbsp; “I was impressed by him because of his advocacy on behalf of fighting cancer.&nbsp; I committed to appoint him a long time ago.” Tue, 04 Mar 2014 15:32:56 +0000 Jay Hanselman 23797 at http://wmub.org New leader for city health board as Council votes on federal grant application http://wmub.org/post/new-leader-city-health-board-council-votes-federal-grant-application <p>The chairwoman of Cincinnati's Board of Health is not being re-appointed to the board.&nbsp; Joyce Kinley told Council's Budget and Finance Committee Monday Mayor John Cranley told her of his decision on February 24th. &nbsp;<br /><br />Council Member Chris Seelbach and Kinley had this exchange during the meeting.</p> Tue, 04 Mar 2014 01:49:56 +0000 Jay Hanselman 23784 at http://wmub.org Cincinnati Health Department grant application causing concern http://wmub.org/post/cincinnati-health-department-grant-application-causing-concern <p>A usually routine matter of letting the Cincinnati Health Department apply for a federal grant will likely be anything but routine this time. &nbsp;<br /><br />The agency wants to use the money to open two more health clinics in the city.&nbsp; Right now it has five. &nbsp;<br /><br />Mayor John Cranley and some council members are concerned about the budget impact that will have on the city. &nbsp;<br /> Wed, 26 Feb 2014 22:16:57 +0000 Jay Hanselman 23624 at http://wmub.org Cincinnati Health Department grant application causing concern Eliminating Health Inequalities in Cincinnati http://wmub.org/post/eliminating-health-inequalities-cincinnati <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The <a href="http://www.closingthehealthgap.org" target="_blank">Center for Closing the Health Gap</a> recently launched a campaign to raise awareness of inequalities throughout our region that cause vulnerable populations in Cincinnati to have poorer health and shorter life expectancies. Tue, 25 Feb 2014 11:30:00 +0000 Maryanne Zeleznik 23466 at http://wmub.org Eliminating Health Inequalities in Cincinnati Reducing Infant Mortality http://wmub.org/post/reducing-infant-mortality <p></p><p> Sun, 02 Feb 2014 12:30:05 +0000 Mark Perzel 22587 at http://wmub.org Reducing Infant Mortality