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Office of Health Improvement & Wellness
The Office of Health Improvement and Wellness (OHIW) is comprised of programs which address prevention and improved health outcomes for Ohioans across the lifespan.

OHIW programs include the Women, Infants and Children Nutrition Program (WIC); Violence and Injury Prevention Program including overdose prevention; Children with Medical Handicaps Program (CMH); Creating Healthy Communities; Chronic Disease; Cancer Program and Ohio Cancer Incidence Surveillance System; HIV/STD Prevention; Hepatitis, HIV, and STD Surveillance; HIV Care Services; Second Chance Trust Fund; Wishes for Sick Children Program.  The Office seeks to utilize data-informed strategies to improve the health of Ohioans; assure access to nutrition services, including breastfeeding education and support, to Women, Infants and Children, assure access and availability to high-quality, interdisciplinary clinical health services for persons with special health care needs; provide case management and access to coverage for low-income Ohioans living with HIV/AIDS; provide breast and cervical cancer screenings to low-income women; use evidence-based strategies to prevent chronic disease, STDs and Hepatitis.