Partnership for a Healthy Community
 

Our Core Focus

The Four Priorities

 
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Behavioral Health

Goal: To improve mental health through prevention and access to services for the residents of the trip-county region. Reduce substance abuse among tri-county residents, especially youth.


Behavioral Health Committee

Behavioral Health was prioritized by all three counties. The Behavioral Health Committee purpose was to create a goal, objectives and strategies around access, mental health, substance abuse and suicides.  This group met a total of five times to finalize the dashboard that is presented in the Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP). The Behavioral Health Committee created a steering committee to implement the CHIP forward due to the complexity of the priority.  The Steering Committee members include: Beth Derry, Peoria Regional Office of Education; Cheree Johnson, Advocate Hospital; Dean Steiner, Unity Point Health, Diyva Joshi, OSF Healthcare; Joanie Montoya, Advocate Eureka Hospital; Kati Johnston, Peoria Police Department; Mike Eeten, Pekin Police Department; and Nancy Hinnen, United Way with the support of Peoria City/County Health Department.

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Behavioral Health Strategies

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Healthy Eating / Active Living (HEAL)

Goal: To increase the number of individuals and youth who meet the recommended daily servings of fruits and vegetables, and to increase the number of individuals and youth who meet the recommended levels of weekly physical activity.


Healthy Eating/Active Living Committee

Healthy Eating/Active Living (HEAL) was prioritized by all three counties to focus on youth and adult nutrition and physical activity. The HEAL group was formed to create a goal, objective and strategies.  This group met a total of four times to finalize the dashboard that is presented in the Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP).  The group identified Adrienne Southerland, Pekin Hospital and Kaitlyn Streitmatter, University of Illinois Extension Office to chair this piece of the CHIP with the support of Tazewell County Health Department.

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Healthy Eating/Active Living Strategies

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HEAL Implementation Team Meetings


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Cancer

Goal: To reduce the illness, disability and death caused by breast and lung cancer in the tri-county area.


Cancer Committee

Breast and Lung Cancers were selected as top priorities for Tazewell and Woodford Counties.  The Cancer Committee was formed to create a goal, objectives, and strategies around these cancers.  This group met a total of five times to finalize the dashboard that is presented in the Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP).  The group identified Anne Bowman, Unity Point Health and Azza Mohammed, Tazewell County Health Department to co-chair this group with the support of Woodford County Health Department and implement the CHIP for the next three years.  

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Cancer IMPLEMENTATION TEAM MEETINGS + Data



Cancer Strategies

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Reproductive Health

Goal: To improve and promote reproductive and sexual health of adolescents and young adults.


Reproductive Health Committee

Reproductive Health was prioritized by Peoria County to focus on teen birth, Sexually Transmitted Infections and Low birth rates.  The Reproductive Health Committee was formed to create a goal, objectives and strategies around these issues.  The group met a total of five times before finalizing the dashboard to submit in the Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP). The group identified Melissa Adamson, Peoria City/County Health Department to chair this committee and implement the CHIP for the next three years.  

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Reproductive Health IMPLEMENTATION TEAM MEETINGS



Reproductive Health Strategies

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