DPH: Healthy Connecticut 2020

Healthy Connecticut 2020
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Healthy Connecticut 2020 is our state's translation of the national Healthy People 2020 initiative. It provides a framework for health promotion and disease prevention in the current decade, with overarching themes of health equity and social determinants of health.
State Health Assessment and Plan Released at Meeting of Statewide Coalition
The Healthy Connecticut 2020 State Health Improvement Plan and its companion document, the Healthy Connecticut 2020 State Health Assessment (see Publications in Index below), were presented to the Connecticut Health Improvement Planning Coalition by Commissioner Jewel Mullen on March 25, 2014 at a "Call to Action" meeting (see news release). The presentations below were given at the meeting.
Video of the Coalition Meeting (All Speakers)
Speaker Presentations Slide Sets
DPH Priorities for 2020 by Jewel Mullen, MD, MPH, MPA Commissioner (PDF)

Keynote Speaker's Presentation by Paul Jarris, MD, Executive Director of the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (PDF)
The Assessment and Plan represent the work of more than 100 Coalition partners and an equal number of staff at the Connecticut Department of Public Health.
         Errata Sheet  (July, 2014)
         Where to Find Evidence-based Methods and Interventions (September, 2014)
Webinar Series on Focus Areas
Slide Sets: 
      Health Systems
 Webinar Recordings:
Related Web Pages
Where to Find Evidence-based Methods and Interventions
Annotated links to practices, procedures, programs, and policies that have been proven effective for improving health.

How Connecticut residents are faring in health improvement areas from the State Health Improvement Plan.

Healthy Connecticut - Healthy People 
Background and history of the national and Connecticut initiatives.
State Health Assessment and State Health Improvement Plan 
Background and history of the development of the 2014 Assessment and Plan.
Connecticut Health Improvement Planning Coalition 
Information and materials about the statewide partnership that developed the Assessment and Plan and began transitioning to implementation activities in April, 2014. 
Public Forums on the draft 2014 State Health Assessment  
Slide sets of presentations and videos from Public Forums held in each of Connecticut's 8 counties, a State Agencies Forum, and a Spanish language Webinar. DPH staff data from the draft State Health Assessment and heard state residents' perceptions of the problems that affect their communities' health, and how their communities might become more healthful places to live. 

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