NEWS RELEASE: The State Medical Board of Ohio is honored to have been included in Governor DeWine’s expansion of Ohio’s Human Trafficking Task Force. On January 29, 2021, Governor DeWine signed Executive Order 2021-02D, which increases the number of collaborating agencies in the task force and seeks to pursue fresh strategies to combat human trafficking in Ohio. The task force was established in 2012 and is a division of the Ohio Department of Public Safety’s Office of Criminal Justice Services. The entire news release can be viewed here . Click here to view the board’s human trafficking awareness videos. If you or someone you know is a victim of human trafficking, help is available by calling 888-373-7888 or by texting INFO or HELP to 233733.