Prevention Agenda - County Strategies and Partners Matrix - Niagara

Priority Area Collaborating Hospitals Collaborating Counties Specific Focus Area Strategies and/or Interventions Partners
Chronic Disease
  • DeGraff Memorial Hospital (Kaleida)
  • Eastern Niagara Hospital
  • Mount Saint Mary’s Hospital
  • Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center
  1. Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center will develop a diabetes resource guide and a pre-diabetes and diabetes lecture series.
  2. Promote resource guide via newspapers, flyers and TV.
  3. Provide lecture series sponsored by each hospital.
  • Mt. St. Mary’s Hospital
  • DeGraff Memorial Hospital
  • Eastern Niagara Hospital (Lockport and Newfane sites)
  • Niagara Falls Memorial Memorial Medical Center
Healthy Environment
  • DeGraff Memorial Hospital(Kaleida)
  • Eastern Niagara Hospital
  • Mount Saint Mary’s Hospital
  • Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center
  1. Conduct a primary prevention childhood lead program focusing on housing in the City of Niagara Falls in order to achieve a lead-safe and lead-free housing stock.
  2. Provide parent education at WIC sites and health fairs.
  3. Provide educational home visits to families whose residences will be inspected using Primary Prevention Grant guidelines.
  4. Meet with pediatric and family health care providers to provide education and review patient records to determine the number of children who have been adequately tested.
  5. Provide “point of care” lead testing equipment to at least four pediatric health care providers.
  6. Provide in-service education to licensed and registered child care providers and community service agency staff.
  7. Develop cable broadcast.
  8. Use local newspapers, cable TV, and newsletter to communicate messages.
  9. Complete pre-survey informational report about sources of exposure, dwelling and number of children.
  10. Provide educational brochures during home inspection due to case follow-up or inspections during primary prevention activities.
  11. Include education in letters of notice and demand to owners of homes requiring remediation.
  • City of Niagara Falls Building Inspections Department
  • Niagara Falls Community Development Corporation
  • Niagara Falls Housing Authority
  • Niagara Community Action Program
  • Environmental Education Associates
  • WIC
  • Department of Social Services
  • Home Depot
  • Value Home Centers
  • Center City Development Corporation
Physical Activity and Nutrition      
  1. Develop a local action plan to implement policy and environmental changes that support healthy eating and increased physical activity to reduce risk factors that contribute to chronic disease.
  2. Provide education and outreach for nutritional services and programs through Niagara County Department of Health Nursing Division’s Long Term Home Health Care Program and Certified Home Health Care Agency.
  3. Information regarding healthy eating and physical activity is available at clinics and health fairs.
  4. Collaborate with Cornell Cooperative Extension, Head Start, WIC, and the Niagara County Office for Aging and food pantries in the county to provide education and referral for nutritional services, as well as identifying populations of high need.
  5. Monthly cable television program imparts information regarding healthy eating and physical activity to reduce the risk of chronic diseases.
  • Mount St. Mary’s Hospital
  • Wilson School District
  • WIC
  • Niagara County Youth Bureau
  • Niagara County Head Start
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension