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Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County Announces 2020 Virtual Community Health Improvement Plan Annual Meeting

September 28, 2020

MIAMI, FL. – The Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County is pleased to announce it will be hosting the 2020 Virtual Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP) Annual Meeting to share overall updates on all strategic health priority areas part of the Miami-Dade Community Health Improvement Plan. The purpose of the Community Meeting is designed to bring a diverse mix of public health professionals, community members, state and local health officials and community organizations so they can take a collaborative approach to prioritizing and addressing the needs of the community through the development of strategies and interventions. The Community Meeting will take place on Friday, October 30th, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. virtually via the GoToMeeting platform.

The Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP) is Miami-Dade County’s five-year collaborative plan from 2019-2024 for developing policies and defining actions to target efforts that promote health. The CHIP is the local plan that examines the activities of our public health network and how they contribute to community health improvement that address the most important issues facing the community. The six strategic health priority areas identified from the last Community Meeting for the CHIP include: Health Equity, Access to Care, Chronic Disease, Maternal Child Health, Injury/Safety/Violence, and Communicable Diseases and Emerging Threats.

The Community Meeting is designed to provide high-level, dynamic sessions that address the strategic public health priorities such as increasing access to resources to promote healthy behaviors, preventing and controlling infectious diseases, improving access to primary care services, eliminating health disparities, and promoting an efficient and effective public health system that maximizes partnerships and uses information technology to improve health care outcomes. Community members will have the opportunity to discuss the status of the strategic public health priorities impacting health and wellness in Miami-Dade County, and evaluate the strategies and actions that address public health issues and opportunities in innovative ways.

Event: 2020 Virtual Community Health Improvement Plan Annual Meeting
Location: GoToWebinar Platform
Date: Friday, October 30th, 2020
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

The event is open to the community; however, space is limited. Please use Google Chrome browser to open the registration link.

For more information about the Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships process, visit the Healthy Miami-Dade website.