Morrow County Health District has been awarded the Safe Communities Grant from the Ohio Traffic Safety Office (OTSO) for FY17: The Fiscal year runs from Oct. 1, 2016 to Sept. 30, 2017.

Ohio Safe Communities is an initiative to save lives and reduce injuries by building collaboration between state, county, and local community partners. The program has five primary goals that included increasing seat belt usage, increasing seat belt and impaired driving awareness, increasing motorcycle safety awareness, coalition building and fatal data review.