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

Seneca 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.
  • Reduce Illness, Disability and Death Related to Tobacco Use and Secondhand Smoke Exposure.

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
  • Community Health Centers
  • Schools
  • Faith-Based Organizations
  • Mental/Behavioral Agencies/Organizations
  • Social Services
  • CBO-Youth Focused
  • Local Coalition


  • Create community environments that promote and support healthy food and beverage choices and physical activity
  • Prevent childhood obesity through early child-care and schools
  • Expand the role of health care and health service providers and insurers in obesity prevention
  • Expand the role of public and private employers in obesity prevention
  • Promote culturally relevant chronic disease self-management education
  • Prevent underage drinking, non-medical use of prescription pain relievers drugs by youth, and excessive alcohol consumption by adults
  • Prevent and reduce occurrence of mental, emotional and behavioral disorders among youth and adults


  • Increasing adoption and use of food standards
  • Promoting of policies and practices in support of breastfeeding
  • Increasing the availability, accessibility and use of evidence-based interventions in self-care management in clinical and community settings
  • Promoting smoking cessation benefits among Medicaid beneficiaries
  • Promoting smoking cessation among people with mental health disabilities through partnerships with the NYS Office of Mental Health
  • SSB campaign; social media; SNAP/EBT at Farmers' Markets; guide to physical activities; joint use agreements; employee wellness; healthy vending machine policy; WE CAN Program; CHOOSE Health; promote use of EHR in management of chronic disease
  • Establish linkages with the OMH Early Recognition and Screening Initiative in the region
  • Promote smoking cessation among people with mental health disabilities through partnerships with the NYS Office of Mental Health
  • Mobilize community for reducing alcohol use
  • Participating in community trial intervention to reduce high-risk drinking
  • Developing Social Host Law

Local Health Department Contact

II. Hospitals - Priorities, Partners, Goals and Interventions

No local hospital located in this county.