LCPH publishes its community health improvement plan for 2022
HELENA – Lewis and Clark Public Health has just released the 2022 Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP). It is a collaborative effort among many local agencies to create a plan to improve community health. of Lewis and Clark County.
The plan’s three priority areas for improvement are chronic disease, housing and behavioral health.
The plan also highlights cross-cutting issues that impact priority areas, including health equity, access to care and services, partnerships and life-long concerns for early childhood, young people and older adults.
“It takes many groups working together, it takes many agencies aligning their resources, expertise and experience on a common agenda. And it is this collaborative and collective approach that really does the work. And that’s what the Community Health Improvement Plan aspires to, is for the community to work together towards better health outcomes,” says Drenda Niemann, Health Worker.
The plan outlines how the Department of Health and community organizations can work together to address priority issues and improve health.
You can see the report by following this link: https://www.lccountymt.gov/health/healthy-together/2022-community-health-improvement-plan.html