Lewis County Department of Health and Hospital(s) Prevention Agenda 2013-2018 Priority Selection and Partners

Lewis County Prevention Agenda 2013-2018 Tracking Indicator Dashboard

I. Local County Department of Health - Priorities, Partners, Goals and Interventions

Community Health Improvement Plan

Prevention Agenda Priorities:

Preventing Chronic Diseases: View the State Action Plan for this priority

  • Access to High-Quality Chronic Disease Preventive Care and Management in Clinical and Community Settings.

Promote Healthy Women, Infants and Children: View the State Action Plan for this priority

  • Maternal and Infant Health
  • Child Health
  • Reproductive, Preconception and Inter-Conception Health

Promote Mental Health and Prevent Substance Abuse: View the State Action Plan for this priority

  • Prevent Substance Abuse and other Mental Emotional Behavioral Disorders.


  • Local Health Department
  • Hospital
  • Business Organizations/Corporations
  • Philanthropies
  • Schools
  • Faith-Based Organizations
  • Media Organizations
  • Mental/Behavioral Agencies/Organizations
  • Social Services
  • CBO-Youth Focused
  • Clinical or community based lifestyle change program
  • Clinical or community based lifestyle change Referral Agency
  • Local Coalition


  • Create community environments that promote and support healthy food and beverage choices and physical activity
  • Expand the role of health care and health service providers and insurers in obesity prevention
  • Increase the proportion of NYS babies who are breastfed
  • Increase the proportion of NYS children who receive comprehensive well-child-care in accordance with AAP guidelines
  • Prevention of unintended and adolescent pregnancy
  • Prevent suicides among youth and adults


  • Increasing the availability, accessibility and use of evidence-based interventions in self-care management in clinical and community settings
  • Improve availability/consumption of fresh produce; healthier and fresh food choices at food pantries; community and health care-based nutrition counseling provided; CDSMP and DPP Programs made available
  • Work with paraprofessionals to reinforce health education and health care service utilization and enhance social support to high-risk pregnant women
  • Nurses in all types of practices discuss intended-ness of pregnancy at patient visits; educational campaigns to increase knowledge of the importance of preconception education and health care revisits; universal screening of pregnant women or new familie s including the benefits of breastfeeding and well child visits
  • Build community coalitions that advance the State's 'Suicide as a Never Event' through promotion and prevention activities
  • Development and maintenance of a Suicide Prevention Coalition in LC; MEB screening at hospital's inpatient and outpatient programs

Local Health Department Contact

II. Hospitals - Priorities, Partners, Goals and Interventions

No local hospital located in this county.