Development of the Prevention Agenda 2013-2018

The New York State Public Health and Health Planning Council's Public Health Committee established an Ad Hoc Committee (PDF, 12KB, 3 pp.) to lead the development of New York's next five-year state health improvement plan for the period 2013-2018.

The committee:

  • assessed progress to date on the Prevention Agenda 2008-2012,
  • examined the current health status of New York State's population,
  • proposed a vision, overarching goals and new priorities for the 2013-2018 period, and
  • obtained stakeholder feedback on the proposed priorities. Stakeholder feedback was used to finalize the priorities.

The Ad Hoc Committee established five priority committees and a steering committee (PDF, 399KB, 8 pp.) to develop priority specific action plans.

New York State Health Assessment 2012

The Department of Health conducted a state health assessment and used information collected to inform the development of the Prevention Agenda 2013-2018.

The Prevention Agenda 2008-2012

The Department of Health developed the Prevention Agenda toward the Healthiest State 2008-2012, as a call to action to local health departments, health care providers, health plans, schools, employers, and businesses to collaborate at the community level to improve the health status of New Yorkers through increased emphasis on prevention.

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