Cuyahoga County Board of Health (CCBH), governed by five members appointed by the District Advisory Council, is the local governmental public health authority for 58 communities serving a population of over 883,000 suburban Greater Cleveland residents. CCBH’s jurisdiction does not include the City of Cleveland. Led by the Health Commissioner, who also serves as the Board Secretary, CCBH works in partnership with the community to protect and improve the health and well-being of everyone in Cuyahoga County. The Board of Health’s vision is to create the conditions in which all people who live, learn, work, and play in Cuyahoga County have the opportunity to be healthy. CCBH’s core values are health equity, integrity, partnership, and innovation.
CCBH, with an annual budget of approximately $25 Million comprised of general revenue, grant, and contract funds, employs a staff of approximately 165 full time staff 10-20 seasonal employees. The Cuyahoga County Board of Health received national accreditation by the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) in 2019.