Public Health Emergency

George Floyd’s murder on Memorial Day weekend at the hands of Minneapolis officer Derick Chauvin and his three supporting officers has re-engergized the Black Lives Matter movement. While police brutality is the movement's central focus, addressing broader health disparities is a critical part of racial justice.

Ohio's ranking for public health emergency preparedness has risen by 9 percent since 2013 but still ranks below the national average, according to a new study from the non-profit Robert Wood Johnson Foundation