Prevention Agenda - County Strategies and Partners Matrix - Chenango County

Priority Area Collaborating Hospitals Collaborating Counties Specific Focus Area Strategies and/or Interventions Partners
Access to Quality Health Care Chenango Memorial Hospital    
  1. Chenango County Public Health Department, the lead service provider for NY Connects Chenango, operates the Children With Special Needs Program, and partners with Chenango Health Network to ensure access to public insurance programs through facilitated enrollment.
  2. Conducts outreach activities through home visits, health clinics and educational events.
  3. Contracts with Chenango Memorial Hospital for treatment of sexually transmitted diseases.
  4. Administers a rabies prevention program.
  • Chenango Health Network
  • Insurers
Chronic Disease Chenango Memorial Hospital   Coronary heart disease
  1. Refer patients to Chenango Memorial Hospital (CMH).
  2. Distribute DVD “Every Woman Counts” to providers.
  3. Participate in Healthy Heart Coalition
  4. Participate in Chenango Health Network activities, radio interviews, PSAs, and health education activities.
  5. Hold blood pressure screenings.
  6. Use displays in various locations.
  7. Refer patients to CMH providers.
  8. Participate in CMH Healthy Heart Coalition program activities.
  • Chenango Memorial Hospital
  • Chenango Health Network
  • Chenago Tobacco Free Coalition
  • Providers
  • Community partners
Mental Health/Substance Abuse Chenango Memorial Hospital    
  1. Chenango County Public Health Department nursing staff cross-train with Chenango County.
  2. Public health nurses serve as back-up for mental health nurses for medication administration and make referrals as appropriate to Chenango County Community Services for its Mental Health and Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services.