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

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