This section includes information about the county and region's health improvement planning efforts. You will find reports and information about the Community Health Improvement Plan Process for Worcester County as well as informatoin about the Tri County (Somerset, Wicomico and Worcester) Health Improvement Planning. For more information about these efforts contact the health department at 410-632-1100 and ask to speak with the planning department.
Worcester County Health Improvement Planning
Worcester County health assessments and health improvement plans:
Community health assessment (CHA) and community health improvement plan (CHIP) are part of an ongoing broader community health improvement process which provides a frame work to improve the health of the communities.
The Worcester County CHA and CHIP are developed by Worcester County Health Department with the assistance and advice of the Worcester County Health Planning Advisory Council /Local Health Improvement Coalition (LHIC). The Worcester County LHIC is part of the Maryland State Health Improvement Process (SHIP).
Tri County Health Improvement Planning (T-CHIP)
The purpose of the Tri-County health planning board is to improve the health of Somerset, Wicomico and Worcester county residents through increased accessibility, continuity, and availability of quality cost-effective health services.
State Health Improvement Planning (SHIP)
This section provides links to the state of Maryland's health improvement planning website and resources.