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Healthy People 20/20
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Healthy People provides science-based, 10-year national objectives for improving the health of all Americans. For 3 decades, Healthy People has established benchmarks and monitored progress over time in order to:

  • Encourage collaborations across communities and sectors.
  • Empower individuals toward making informed health decisions.
  • Measure the impact of prevention activities

Vision

A society in which all people live long, healthy lives.

Mission

Healthy People 2020 strives to:

  •  Identify nationwide health improvement priorities.
  •  Increase public awareness and understanding of the determinants of health, disease, and disability and the opportunities for progress.
  •  Provide measurable objectives and goals that are applicable at the national, State, and local levels.
  •  Engage multiple sectors to take actions to strengthen policies and improve practices that are driven by the best available evidence and knowledge.
  •   Identify critical research, evaluation, and data collection needs.

Overarching Goals

  • Attain high-quality, longer lives free of preventable disease, disability, injury, and premature death. 
  • Achieve health equity, eliminate disparities, and improve the health of all groups.
  • Create social and physical environments that promote good health for all.
  • Promote quality of life, healthy development, and healthy behaviors across all life stages.

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Stay Connected!

Did you know OACHC has a clinical list serv to communicate with all interested health centers clinicians? This list serv is a two way communication for you to post best practices, or ask questions that you may need assistance with from your health center peers.  OACHC also sends out important clinical  information/updates on a regular basis.

To be added to the clinical list serv contact: aballard@ohiochc.org

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Address:
2109 Stella Court 
Columbus, OH 43215
Toll Free:
888 884 3101
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614 884 3101
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