Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP)

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 Overview

The Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP) was developed by the Community Health Improvement Partnership (Partnership) following a comprehensive Community Health Assessment (CHA) process.  The CHIP is a five-year plan to guide collective work of partners across agencies and disciplines that will help our community to move closer to the vision of the Partnership for Imperial County:

 

A community that supports and empowers all people to thrive and be healthy. 

 

The Local Health Authority adopted the Community Health Assessment (CHA) and Community Health Improvement Planning processes as indicators of where to focus and align work through its own Strategic Plan. The current Community Health Assessment & Community Health Improvement Plan 2017-2021 (CHA/CHIP) is available on the Imperial County Public Health Department website.  It is a living document, and thus, is revised as needed.   

CHIP Priority Areas

The CHIP contains the following priority areas and impact targets:

Healthy Eating and Active Living

Impact Targets: Healthy eating, food security, and active living

Community Prevention Linked with High Quality Healthcare

Impact Targets: Asthma management, early and adequate prenatal care, and diabetes management

Healthy and Safe Communities and Living Environments

 Impact Targets: Prescription drug abuse, dementia, and air quality 

Getting Involved

Each of us has a role in working to improve health and the quality of life in Imperial County. What’s your role?

Complete an online "Getting Involved" form to find out more information and let us know how you would like to participate in creating a community that supports and empowers all people to thrive and be healthy.