Oakwood operates a Local Health Department with a five member Board of Health appointed by City Council. Members of the Oakwood Board of Health serve five year terms and typically meet bi-monthly. The Oakwood Board of Health is assisted by the Health Commissioner, Assistant Health Commissioner/Medical Director, Sanitarian, Board President and Board Administrator. Current Board of Health and Staff Members
The Oakwood Board of Health addresses issues related to public health including inspections of food service operations, retail food establishments, public swimming pools, schools, and the municipal jail. Oakwood’s Board of Health works in close coordination with the Ohio Department of Health and with Public Health – Dayton & Montgomery County, which serves all of Montgomery County, including Oakwood.