Prevention Agenda 2013-2017: New York State's Health Improvement Plan
Action Plans, Focus Areas and Local Health Department Contacts
The Prevention Agenda 2013-2017's five priority action plans are accessible via html and PDFversions through links in the table below. Easy access to recommended interventions by sector is available by focus area under each action plan.
Recommended evidence-base programs, policies and practices have been identified for each action plan. Under each priority area below, a link to the information, organized by focus area and goal, is provided. For each recommended program, policy or practice, a brief description is given along with links to assist with implementation. Journal articles can be accessed from the New York State Library or Dickerman Library.
Local Health Department Contact List
A directory of local health department community health assessment and health improvement plan liaison contact information is available through the above link.
- Interventions for Focus Area 1 - Reduce Obesity in Children and Adults.
- Interventions for Focus Area 2 - Reduce Illness, Disability and Death Related to Tobacco Use and Secondhand Smoke Exposure.
- Interventions for Focus Area 3 - Increase Access to High-Quality Chronic Disease Preventive Care and Management in Clinical and Community Settings.
- Evidence-based programs, policies and practices