Community Health Improvement Plan
Community Health Improvement Plan
More than 65+ community partners, led by the Tulsa Health Department and Pathways to Health, have been working together to create the 2023-2028 Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP) for Tulsa County. The overall goal of the plan is to improve the health and well-being of Tulsa County residents in order to become the healthiest county in the United States.
The CHIP is divided into three specific action plans to address the top three health concerns in Tulsa County:
- Stress and mental health
- Chronic disease risk factors and management
- Healthy and affordable housing
Most importantly, this plan will address health equity issues and the social determinants of health: the conditions in the environments in which people are born, live, learn, work, play, worship, and age that affect a wide range of health, functioning, and quality-of-life outcomes and risks.
Development for this plan began in late 2020 and continued through January 2023, with input from residents and stakeholders in the public and private sector. The plan is a long-term, systemic effort to address public health problems based on the results of community health needs assessment activities and the community health improvement process.
We are very excited to share this plan with you – and make a difference in Tulsa County.
Community Health Needs Assessment
In 2022, an assessment was conducted on behalf of the Tulsa Health Department, in collaboration with Saint Francis Hospital, by PRC, a nationally recognized health care consulting firm. This Community Health Needs Assessment is a systematic, data-driven approach to determining the health status, behaviors, and needs of residents in Tulsa County. Subsequently, this information may be used to inform decisions and guide efforts to improve community health and wellness. This also provides information so that communities may identify issues of greatest concern and decide to commit resources to those areas, thereby making the greatest possible impact on community health status.
The CHIP Stress and Mental Health Workgroup represents a cross-sector collaboration of community partners to address the goals within the Tulsa County CHIP. This is a new health priority for the CHIP and we look forward to meeting and working alongside more experts in this field.
- Tuesday, April 25, 2023 at 3:30 p.m.
- Tuesday, July 25, 2023 at 3:30 p.m.
- Tuesday, October 24, 2023 at 3:30 p.m.
Register to Attend a Stress and Mental Health Workgroup Meeting
The CHIP Chronic Disease Risk Factors and Management Workgroup represents a cross-sector collaboration of community partners to address the goals within the Tulsa County CHIP. This health priority encompasses a large number of goals as it includes the Social Determinants of Health.
- Wednesday, April 26, 2023 at 3:30 p.m.
- Wednesday, July 26, 2023 at 3:30 p.m.
- Wednesday, October 25, 2023 at 3:30 p.m.
Register to Attend a Chronic Diseass Risk Factors and Management Workgroup Meeting
The CHIP Healthy and Affordable Housing Workgroup represents a cross-sector collaboration of community partners to address the goals within the Tulsa County CHIP. This health priority was a goal within the previous CHIPs, but now it stands as one of the three selected health priorities in our community. The Tulsa community is more committed than ever to increasing access to affordable and safe housing.
- Thursday, April 27, 2023 at 3:30 p.m.
- Thursday, July 27, 2023 at 3:30 p.m.
- Thursday, October 26, 2023 at 3:30 p.m.
Register to Attend a Healthy and Affordable Housing Workgroup Meeting