Target Populations

The primary areas of focus and the target populations for the 2017 - 2019 Community Health Implementation Plan are detailed below:

Primary health priorities

  • •   Substance use disorders
  • •   Behavioral health
  • •   Cancer
  • •   Cardiovascular disease
  • •   Diabetes
  • •   Infectious disease
  • •   Access to care including barriers due to language, transportation, housing and food insecurity 
  • •   Vulnerable populations 

Secondary health priorities

  • Preventable injuries and poisonings
  • Respiratory disease
  • Obesity
  • Violence and sexual assault prevention
  • Disaster readiness and emergency preparation

News & Events

  $1.45 million improvement project to enhance comfort and convenience for birthing families...


Not to be missed...  

Enhanced Creative Coping:
A new mom's group
Medford Family  Network
Monday, April 23-June 18

VNA and Hospice
Comedy Show FUNdraiser!
Giggles Comedy Club, Saugus, MA
Wednesday, April 25

Taste of Spring
Subaru of Wakefield
Thursday, May 10
10th Annual Christine
Cameron Symposium

MHA Conference Center
Burlington, MA
Friday, May 18

Melrose-Wakefield Hospital 
Golf Invitational

Kernwood Country Club, Salem, MA
Monday, June 25


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