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Strategic Plan

Florida Department of Health in Lake County

2016 - 2019 DOH-Lake Strategic Plan (full version)

Strategic Priorities

Strategic Issue 1:  Healthy Moms and Babies

Goal: Reduce infant mortality.


1. Increase breastfeeding initiation rage.

Strategic Issue 2: Long, Health Life

Goal: Increase healthy life expectancy.


1. Reduce cancer incidents and increase cancer survival.

2. Increase access to care by marketing Dental Services.

Strategic Issue 3: Readiness for Emerging Health Threats

Goal:  Demonstrate readiness for emerging health treats


1. Increase HPV vaccination rates for children and adults.

2. Reduce animal bite incidents.

Strategic Issue 4:  Effective Agency Process

Goal: Establish a sustainable infrastructure, which includes a competent workforce, sustainable processes and effective use of technology, which supports all the Department’s core business functions. 


1. Increase the percentage of employees with complete Individual Development Plans.

2. Enhance Best Practice submissions.

3. Identify and Implement an Internal Employee Training Plan.