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Board of Health Priorities - Activity Timeline

(follow links of completed milestones for details and resources)


Key: Green = Complete

    2012 2013 2014
Access to Care J July A S O N D J F M A M J July A S O N D J F M A M J July
1. Health Access Partnerships
Present results of gap analysis             HD staff                                  
Present synthesis of results                 HD staff                              
Develop and adopt OCHD Health Literacy Policy                                     HD staff & BOH          
2. Policy and Legislation                                                    
Host Advocacy Training, Part I for BOH members           HD staff                                    
Host Advocacy Training, Part II for BOH and partners                                         BOH & HD Staff      
3. Foster culture of innovation at Health Dept.                                                    
Arrange for presenter at March 2013 BOH mtg.                     HD staff                          
Oversee dev. of "Innovation Grant Program"                 BOH                                
Develop budget reporting mechanism for program       BOH Chair & Health Director                              
Sponsor resolution for approval by BOH     BOH Chair                                        
4. Communication and Advocacy                                                    
Develop communication strategy, present to BOH       Health Comm Mgr & Health Director                          
Identify key stakeholders and target messages         Health Comm Mgr                                  
Develop action plan to improve access to care                                                   BOH
    2012 2013 2014
Childhood and Family Obesity J July A S O N D J F M A M J July A S O N D J F M A M J July
1. Obesity Prevention Partnerships
Update and share prevention partners list       HD staff                                      
Present recommended partners to BOH             HD staff                                  
Invite partners to planning meeting                   Committee                          
Partners commit to county-wide intervention                       Partners                        
Implementation                                             Partners  
2. Identify and implement evid-based int.                                                    
Present synthesis of research to BOH       HD staff                                      
Committee reviews research and makes recs             Committee                                
Partners implement county-wide intervention                                             Partners  
Send quarterly update reports to committee                     Partners                          
3. Policy and Legislation                                                    
Identify speakers/training opportunities (NCDOT, OC Planning)                 Committee                            
Develop and present policies to BOH (2013)                         Committee                      
Implement policies/report on progress                                               HD staff
Develop and present policies to BOH (2014)                         Committee                      
    2012 2013 2014
Substance Abuse/Mental Health J July A S O N D J F M A M J July A S O N D J F M A M J July
1. Review current smoking bans for expansion
BOH members view the UNC SOG webinar BOH                                              
Discuss logistics of tobacco bans and laws   BOH                                              
Draft the Rule for review     HD staff                                        
If approved, schedule public hearing and vote       HD staff                                      
Meet with key stakeholders to garner support       Team                                      
Formally request BOCC pass ordinance           BOH Chair                                  
2. Policy and Legislation                                                    
Review new mental health structure at BOH mtg.     Committee                                        
Save the date with invited guests   Committee                                            
Research non-law enforcement options (Rx drugs)                 HD staff                              
Explore Rx drug drop-box options with local PD                     Committee                        
3. Explore challenges and solutions                                                    
Identify existing area leaders in integration                                 Health Director & OPC/PBH Leadership
Conduct "Spotlight Speakers" series (October, November & March)                                       Health Director & OPC/PBH Leadership
Co-sponsor Orange County Summit (FrameWorks)                                         Committee & partners


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