Counties truly matter in countless ways

BATAVIA, OH (April 1, 2020) – Imagine a world with nowhere to call to report a crime or house a criminal — a place with ramshackle roads, polluted waterways, unsafe drinking water, decimated farm fields, limited job opportunities, and no services for seniors, veterans or the developmentally disabled.

Thanks to county government, we don’t have to face such a situation.

The nation’s 3,069 counties provide essential services to create healthy, safe and vibrant communities, serving more than 300 million Americans.

Clermont County and all counties take pride in our responsibility to protect and enhance the health, well-being and safety of our residents in efficient and cost-effective ways.

Clermont County prides itself on its commitment to our citizens, the stewardship of our resources, and the continuous search for innovation.

During National County Government Month, Clermont County will demonstrate how “Counties Matter,” especially in supporting older adults, their families and caregivers.

Consider these 2019 statistics from Clermont County Senior Services:

And these 2019 statistics from other county entities:

Clermont County Public Health:

Common Pleas Adult Probation Department:

Sheriff’s Office:

And these are just a few of the many county offices and departments providing essential services to our residents each day. Please follow us on Facebook and Twitter for more informative facts during the month.