2015-2017 Strategic Plan
Based on the changing environment of public health, the staff of the Holmes County General Health District have assessed its mission, its strengths and its weaknesses in order to plan out its priorities moving into the future. In this plan are measurable steps in which the health department can gauge its success in achieving its priorities. The Strategic Plan is a document that is to grow and change and will help the agency stay on a charted course in attaining its vision. The Strategic Plan can be read in its entirety by clicking below.
2014 Community Health Assessment
The Holmes County Community Health Assessment (CHA) provides the foundation for improving and promoting the health of Holmes County. A variety of Holmes County community partners collaborated in the assessment process, which has allowed to public health system to describe the health status of the community; identify factors in the community that contribute to its health challenges; and evaluate existing community assets and resources that can be mobilized to improve the health status of Holmes County. The community health assessment, therefore, assures that local resources are directed toward activities and interventions that address critical and timely public health needs. The Holmes County Community Health Assessment can be read in its entirety by clicking below.
2014-2019 Community Health Improvement Plan
The Holmes County Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP) provides guidance to the health department, its partners, and its community members, on improving the health of Holmes County residents. The plan is critical for developing policies and defining actions to target efforts that promote health. Government agencies, including those related to health, human services, and education, use the community health improvement plan in collaboration with community partners to set priorities and coordinate and target resources. The Holmes County Community Health Improvement Plan can be read in its entirety by clicking below.