Prevention Agenda - County Strategies and Partners Matrix - Delaware County

Priority Area Collaborating Hospitals Collaborating Counties Specific Focus Area Strategies and/or Interventions Partners
Access to Quality Health Care
  • Delaware Valley Hospital
  • O'Connor Hospital
  • Margaretville Memorial Hospital
  • Tri-Town Regional Hospital
  1. Transportation
  2. Access to cancer screening
  3. Telehealth
  1. Work with a consultant through New York Connects Advisory Council to develop draft comprehensive transportation plan.
  2. Conduct community multi-media campaigns (website, radio, press releases).
  3. Recruit medical providers to participate in the Cancer Screening Services Program.
  4. Delaware County Public Health nurses will teach patients to use telehealth equipment and monitor their health. Telehealth will be promoted through MD office presentations and a media campaign.
  • New York Connects Advisory council, which includes, hospitals, nursing homes, Office for Aging and community agencies
  • Cancer Screening Services of Delaware, Otsego and Schoharie Counties
Physical Activity and Nutrition
  • Delaware Valley Hospital
  • O'Connor Hospital
  • Margaretville Memorial Hospital
  • Tri-Town Regiona Hospital
  1. Survey community members for physical activity program needs.
  2. Promote the program through mass media and community outreach.
  3. Conduct home visits to new mothers and families.
  4. Provide presentations at WIC sites, MD offices and to pre-natal women.
  5. Develop educational DVD demonstrating nurse home visits, to be viewed on Delaware County Public Health website and at outreach events.
  • Delaware Valley Hospital
  • Walton Central School
  • Delaware Opportunities
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Rural Health Care Alliance
  • Delaware ARC
  • Eat Well Play Hard
  • Healthy Start
  • Mothers and Babies Perinatal Network