Each health district must meet the minimum standards to receive any state subsidy funds.
(A) These minimum standards are:
(1) Submission of a state health district subsidy fund application to the department due March first of each year;
(2) Completion and submission of the department's on-line report which incorporates the PHAB standards on March first of every even numbered year;
(3) Completion and submission of the United States centers for disease control and prevention public health performance standards report and submission of a copy to the department at least once, on a rolling basis, every five years, or on an interval of greater than five years as determined by the director;
(4) Submission of a completed annual financial report to the department by March first of each year;
(5) Be represented by the health commissioner or the health commissioner's designee at each conference provided by the Ohio department of health pursuant to section 3701.29 of the Revised Code. The health commissioner shall personally attend one of these conferences and the medical director of a health district with a non-physician health commissioner shall attend at least one session of one of the conferences. The director shall review reasons for failure to comply with this paragraph and may grant an excuse when good cause for the absence has been documented;
(6) Provide administrative leadership by:
(a) Employing a health commissioner;
(b) Employing a registered nurse as nursing director;
(c) Employing a registered sanitarian as environmental health director;
(d) Employing as medical director a doctor of medicine or doctor of osteopathic medicine who is licensed to practice medicine in Ohio and who is actively involved in providing medical leadership to the local health department if the health district has a non-physician health commissioner;
(7) Provision of services for health education; and
(8) Expenditure of a minimum of three dollars per capita in local funds for public health services per year.