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Release of 2017-2020 Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP)

By Noelda Lopez

June 09, 2017

Release of 2017-2020 Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP) 

Eustis, FL The Florida Department of Health in Lake County is pleased to release the 2017-2020 Lake County, Florida Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP).  The community’s report is the result of a multi-year, data-driven and collaborative effort involving local residents, health care professionals, and organizations vested in making Lake County, Florida a healthier place. 
 
A CHIP is a long-term, united effort to face public health concerns in a community. The plan is based on the results of health reviews and is part of a health improvement process called Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships, or MAPP.  The report details a continuous health improvement plan for the community over the next three years.  

The top five (5) identified focus areas for 2017-2020 are:
 

  1. OBESITY
  2. SUBSTANCE ABUSE
  3. ACCESS TO FOOD AND NUTRITION
  4. ACCESS TO PRIMARY CARE
  5. DIABETES
 
The full report can be found on the Florida Department of Health in Lake County’s webpage at http://lake.floridahealth.gov/programs-and-services/community-health-planning-and-statistics/index.html
For more information, please contact Page Barningham at (352) 589-6424 x2267 or email DOHLakeCHIP@flhealth.gov.

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