Public Health Improvement Plan

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Since 2008 the state of Colorado has required all Public Health agencies to complete a Community Health Assessment and Public Health Improvement Plan (PHIP) every 5 years to ensure quality service to all communities and their evolving needs.

While the state requires some degree of community engagement and data collection in the PHIP process, there is a good amount of flexibility Public Health departments can exercise in how they reach their communities and format the report. 

In order to develop the 2024-2029 PHIP Eagle County Public Health and Environment is taking a much different approach than in the past. Over the next year (2023) a key focus of engagement efforts will aim to reach groups that have been historically underrepresented in community assessments; Hispanic/Latinx, LGBTQ+, youth, aging, and disabled populations. The next Public Health Improvement Plan is due to the state in December 2023.

There are 3 main phases of developing the Public Health Improvement Plan:

  • Community Health Assessment 
  • Prioritization
  • Action Planning
Once the Public Health Improvement Plan is developed, the Board of Health will vote whether to adopt the recommendations therein.

View the 2018-2023 Regional Community Health AssessmentVea la Evaluación Regional de Salud Comunitaria 2018-2023
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