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

Tioga 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 Obesity in Children and Adults.
  • 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

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


  • Local Health Department
  • Hospital
  • Schools
  • Faith-Based Organizations
  • Mental/Behavioral Agencies/Organizations
  • Social Services
  • CBO-Youth Focused
  • Clinical or community based lifestyle change program
  • 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
  • Prevent initiation of tobacco use by New York youth and young adults, especially among low socioeconomic status (SES) populations
  • Eliminate exposure to secondhand smoke
  • Increase screening rates for cardiovascular diseases; diabetes; and breast, cervical and colorectal cancers, especially among populations experiencing health disparities
  • Promote evidence-based care
  • Promote mental, emotional and behavioral (MEB) well-being in communities
  • 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
  • Prevent suicides among youth and adults
  • Support collaboration among leaders, professionals and community members working in MEB health promotion, substance abuse and other MEB disorders and chronic disease prevention, treatment and recovery


  • Increasing adoption and use of food standards
  • Promoting of policies and practices in support of breastfeeding
  • Adopting tobacco-free outdoor policies
  • Develop social marketing and anti-stigma campaigns that promotes the importance of early identification and intervention
  • Mobilize community for reducing alcohol use

Local Health Department Contact

II. Hospitals - Priorities, Partners, Goals and Interventions

No local hospital located in this county.