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:
- SUBSTANCE ABUSE
- ACCESS TO FOOD AND NUTRITION
- ACCESS TO PRIMARY CARE
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.