Priority Area: Infectious Disease - Strategies and Partners Matrix

County Collaborating Hospitals Collaborating Counties Specific Focus Area Strategies and/or Interventions Partners
  • Bertrand Chaffee Memorial Hospital
  • Olean General Hospital
  • TriCounty Memorial Hospital
  • Southern Tier Health Care System
Allegany Influenza
  1. Utilize more non-traditional methods of outreach to public (e.g., Vote & Vax).
  2. Continue existing efforts of education and outreach to general public.
  • County agencies and organizations
  • Not-for-profits
  • Medical providers
  • School staff
  • Business and industry
  • Municipalities
  • TLC Health Network
  • Brooks Memorial Hospital
  • WCA Hospital
  • Westfield Memorial Hospital
  1. Provide vaccinations for children and adults against vaccine-preventable disease by the administration of CDC recommended immunizations.
  2. International travel vaccinations are available for community residents travelling to developing countries in order to prevent illness and to reduce communicable disease transmission upon return.
  3. Distribute information regarding the H1N1 emergency response action plans from the NYSDOH and the CDC to community partners involved in the Chatauqua County Health Planning Team (CCCHPT).
  4. Enhance efforts to educate the public about the importance of immunizations and provide personal hygiene reminders that can help to prevent the spread of disease.
  5. Form partnerships between community agencies and CCCHPT members to most effectively distribute disease prevention education materials.
  • Chautauqua County Health Network
  • Health care facilities
  • Schools
  • Community agencies
  • Places for social and religious gathering