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 PDF Print E-mail
 This section includes information about the Worcester County's health improvement planning resulting in reports such as the Report Card, Community Health Assessment and Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP). 

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More reports and information about local health planning by clicking the "Read More" link below.
Last Updated on Monday, 11 February 2013 09:26
Tri County Health Improvement Planning (T-CHIP) PDF Print E-mail
The Tri-County Health Planning Board provides input into the development of statewide health planning documents and uses the State Health Improvement Plan (SHIP) and individual county community health assessments and health improvement plans to identify the Tri-County Health Improvement Plan (T-CHIP).

Last Updated on Monday, 20 May 2013 12:57
State Health Improvement Planning (SHIP) PDF Print E-mail
  This section provides links to the state of Maryland's health improvement planning website and resources.
Last Updated on Monday, 11 February 2013 09:27


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