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Olmsted County, MN Community Health Improvement

Beam Project Type: Planning     Project in Available Phase

The Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP) for Olmsted County serves as a first step towards true community-centered planning, integration, and implementation of strategies to improve our community’s health. CHIP partners and additional community organizations will work together to promote health equity throughout diverse populations and address social determinants of health to improve health outcomes in five priority areas: Obesity, Diabetes, Mental Health, Vaccine Preventable Diseases, and Financial Stress / Homelessness.

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Strategy

Work with partners: 

  • Create social and physical environments that promote good health for all
  • Promote quality of life, healthy development and healthy behaviors across all life stages

Obesity:

  1. Promote a culture of health eating
  2. Promote a culture of physical activity

Diabetes

  1. Promote and increase diabetes screening throughout the community
  2. Improve collaboration to expand health education and awareness

Mental Health

  1. Develop a framework to improve mental health for all populations
  2. Engage existing collaboratives to enhance and connect current and future strategies

Vaccine Preventable Disease

  1. Increase immunization rates
  2. Expand health education and awareness

Financial Stress/Homelessness

  1. Increase the availability of affordable housing
  2. Ensure people have access to safety net programs
  3. Increase the proportion of living wage jobs

Impacts

PlanScape

Level 1: Business Process ; Diversity and Inclusion ; Health ; Mental Health

Level 2:

DMC: Health & Wellness

Community Health: Mental Health ; Obesity ; Financial Stress/Homelessness ; Diabetes ; Vaccine Preventable Diseases

Results

All community Members:

Have high-quality, longer lives--free of preventable disease, disability, injury and premature death.           

Indicators (What are some of the signs that progress is being made?)

Obesity:

  • By December 31, 2020, reduce the percentage of Olmsted County adults who are
    • Obese from 28.0% to 26.0%
    • Overweight from 64.0% to 60.0%
  • By December 31, 2020, reduce the percentage of Olmsted County adolescent who are
    • Obese from 7.4% to 7.0%

Diabetes

  • By 2020, percentage of adult DM from 7.6% to 7.0%
  • Diabetes screening and education in the community from TBD baseline to 2020 Target

 

Mental Health

By 2016, foundation established to develop a set of mental health strategies for Olmsted County

Vaccine Preventable Diseases

By December 31, 2020, reduce or maintain the number of reported vaccine preventable diseases

VPD

Baselin

(2011-2013 avg)

Target

(2018-2010 avg)

Measles 0 0
Meningococcal 1 0
Pertussis 99 89
Varicella 3 0

 

Financial Stress and Homelessness

By December 31, 2020, decrease the percentage of Olmsted County adults reporting living in financial stress from 26.0% to 20.0%

 

Metrics (What are actually being measured by the project?)

TBD                                                              . 

Highlight Activities

Upcoming Health Related Events

Past Health Related Events

 


 

2018-06-20 Financial Stress Forum Followup


 

2018 - 2020

Status Reports Related PlanScape Status on: Business Process, Diversity and Inclusion, Health, Mental Health

June 22, 2018: Olmsted County, MN Community Health Improvement

Recruiting members to join Community Engagement Workgroup.

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June 18, 2018: Olmsted County, MN Community Health Improvement

Volunteers are needed to help facilitate a Poverty Simulation on Tuesday, August 14, 2018.
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May 10, 2018: Community Health Collaboration Conversation: Public Health, the Y and Diversity Council

Al Lun, openBeam, facilitated a 2018-05-8 meeting with Josh May, the Y; Dee Sabol, Diversity Council and Meaghan Sheridan, Olmsted Public Health to introduce each organization's community health related activities.

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March 12, 2018: Olmsted County, MN Community Health Improvement 1Q 2018 and 3Q 2017 Status

March 2018 Status; September News 2017 (Including September meeting agenda and June meeting minutes).

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December 12, 2016: Olmsted County, MN Community Health Improvement 4Q2016 Status

Last Thursday's Community Health meeting revealed the latest status of Community Health progress and strategy.

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June 18, 2016: Results from the June 9 Health Assessment and Planning Partnership (HAPP) Prioritization Process and June 30 Public CHNA Community Prioritization Session

Thank you to those who participated in the June 9 prioritization process.  Attachment 1 are the results from this session.  The slide shows: a) the top 5 issues from the 12 organizations voting (left part of slide), b) the top issues voted by all the individuals attending the June 9 session (n=18) (top right), and c) suggested indicators to add to future CHNAs.  The results from this session will be combined with approximately 10 more prioritization sessions including a public session on June 30 (see below).

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September 19, 2018: Cradle to Career September Announcements - CAN recruitment and Julie Block Named ED

Cradle to Career is recruiting for Collaborative Action Network (CAN) conveners for Kindergarten Readiness and On-Time Graduation.

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September 18, 2018: Diversity Council newsmaker

A sample of Diversity Council community engagement activities.

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September 16, 2018: Agreement with Minnesota Department of Human RIghts

RPS, ISD 535, entered into collaboration agreement with MDHR.

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July 30, 2018: Closing referral disparities (resolution agreement with Office of Civil Rights)

July 18, 2018 Commissioner Lindsey of the MN Department of Human Rights Forum with Rochester Community.

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July 27, 2018: CNG Steering Committee info "Stop the Census Citizenship Question"

CNG Steering Committee helping LWV spread the word to "Take Action Now To Stop the Census Citizenship Question!"

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July 13, 2018: Greater Rochester Non-Profit Partners (GRNPP) Formal Alliance Proposal

Two webinars to formally kick off this work. A number of members of the Greater Rochester Non-Profit Partners (GRNPP) are proposing a formal alliance framework.

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July 11, 2018: Prosperity Initiative

2018-07-011

Minority Business Conference hosted by SBDC, Diversity Council and Prosperity Initiative

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June 22, 2018: Olmsted County Complete Count 2020 Presentation to CNG

Complete Count 2020 representatives conducted a community briefing at 2018-06-21 CNG meeting on the importance and logistics of Olmsted County social and public agencies build out a network of helpers to ensure a complete count in 2020.

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June 19, 2018: 2018 RPS Discipline Data Update - Information

At the 6/19/2018 school board meeting, the following discipline data was presented.

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