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

Sullivan 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

  • Reduce Obesity in Children and Adults.

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

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

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

  • Promote Mental, Emotional and Behavioral Well-Being in Communities.
  • Prevent Substance Abuse and other Mental Emotional Behavioral Disorders.

Partners:

  • Local Health Department
  • Hospital
  • Community Health Centers
  • Media Organizations
  • Housing Organizations
  • Mental/Behavioral Agencies/Organizations
  • Social Services
  • Public/Private Transportation
  • Clinical or community based lifestyle change Referral Agency
  • Local Coalition

Goals:

  • Create community environments that promote and support healthy food and beverage choices and physical activity
  • Increase screening rates for cardiovascular diseases; diabetes; and breast, cervical and colorectal cancers, especially among populations experiencing health disparities
  • Reduce premature births in New York State
  • Increase the proportion of NYS babies who are breastfed
  • Prevention of unintended and adolescent pregnancy
  • Promote Mental, Emotional and Behavioral Well-Being in Communities
  • Prevent underage drinking, non-medical use of prescription pain reliever drugs by young and excessive alcohol consumption by adults
  • Prevent suicides among youth and adults
  • Promote tobacco use cessation among adult smokers

Interventions:

  • Increasing the availability, accessibility and use of evidence-based interventions in self-care management in clinical and community settings
  • Work with paraprofessionals to reinforce health education and health care service utilization and enhance social support to high-risk pregnant women
  • Implement policies, community and organizational systems and practices to expedite enrollment of low-income women in Medicaid, including presumptive eligibility for prenatal care and family planning coverage
  • Help identify and recruit 'natural helpers' from affected communities who can serve as trained paraprofessionals in health promotion programs, and individuals for professional education/training to serve as health care practitioners in their community
  • Increase availability of prescription drug drop-boxes
  • ID gaps in services and increase availability of services for youth

Local Health Department Contact

II. Hospitals - Priorities, Partners, Goals and Interventions

Greater Hudson Valley Health System: Catskill Regional Medical Center

Community Service 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 Obesity in Children and Adults.

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

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

Partners:

  • Hospital
  • Community Health Centers
  • Public/Private Transportation
  • Local Coalition

Goals:

  • Create community environments that promote and support healthy food and beverage choices and physical activity
  • Increase screening rates for cardiovascular diseases; diabetes; and breast, cervical and colorectal cancers, especially among populations experiencing health disparities
  • Promote tobacco use cessation, especially among low SES populations and those with poor mental health
  • Reduce premature births in New York State

Interventions:

  • Increasing adoption and use of food standards
  • Employee Health Live Well, Be Well initiative
  • GHVHS HEALTHY HEART PROGRAM
  • Implemented a “39 Weeks Matter” initiative to discourage doctors and patients from scheduling medically unnecessary deliveries — by induction or C-section — before 39 weeks
  • Offer childbirth and breast feeding classes

Hospital Contact