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Ohio Health Wellness on Wheels Providing Free Prenatal and Primary Care in Linden.

Wellness on Wheels through OhioHealth will begin  providing Prenatal/Women’s health and Primary care to the Linden area beginning 5/26/2021.  The newly built mobile unit has two full service exam rooms and the capabilities to provide prenatal care, primary care, ultrasound lab services as other wellness services.  The hours for the clinic will be 8 am to noon every Wednesday.   The clinic will be staffed with a Provider, Nurse, Medical Assistant, Social worker and Community Health worker.   Wellness on Wheels will serve as a connection point for patients who are seeking services to address various social determinants of health, such as education, food, housing, and transportation, dental care pediatric care, abuse, mental health and much more.  The community health worker and social worker will provide community linkage and service to the patients. Residents may call 614-566-9989 to schedule an appointment. When you hear the recording press option 1 and the registration person will schedule the appointment.  If she is away from the phone leave a message, with your name and phone number and she will return the call.  If a patient does not have insurance they can still be seen. The community health worker will work with them to assist in gaining insurance.  In the event that is not possible they still will be able to receive services.  If you have any questions contact Cynthia Ward at 614-566-9090.

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Meet North Linden Area Commissioner Jasmine Ayres

Jasmine was born and raised on Columbus’s North side. She received a bachelor’s degree in history from Wake Forest University in North Carolina and a master’s degree from the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin.

Since returning to Columbus she has coached football at Northland High School, helped register over 20,000 people to vote, and ran for Columbus City Council. She has recently worked as a youth outreach specialist for the Huckleberry House and Policy Liaison for Policy Matters Ohio. She also serves as the Community Engagement Officer for the Community of Caring Development Foundation, the development arm of New Salem Baptist church, where she has attended since she was 4 years old.

Jasmine is currently working as the Lead Organizer for Cohear, a Community Engagement and Strategy Company. 

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Columbus Zoning Code Survey

City of Columbus initiates Zoning Code Update Process: Share your thoughts: Take the Survey

Dear Community Member,

The City of Columbus has initiated a Zoning Code update process and we need your input.  As Columbus looks to the future, it is important that the Zoning Code be positioned to help manage growth and reinforce community priorities.  Zoning regulates development through standards that address such things as property use, building size and placement, and setback on any given parcel.  The first phase of this Code update effort is an assessment of the current Code and process.  Phase one is underway and will conclude in summer 2021.  As a member of the community, your input is valuable now in setting the stage for the upcoming changes in phase two. 

Please take a few minutes to share your observations about the zoning code by completing this survey, which will be available through February 28, 2021.

You can learn more about the update process and sign up for our email list by visiting the project website.   Please forward this information to others who might be interested.  Survey translation can be requested for the following languages: Spanish, Somali, French, Nepali, and Arabic.  Please contact zoningupdate@columbus.gov for more information.