FL Dept. of Health in Orange County moves up in county…

first_img LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply TAGSAreasComparisonsFlorida Department of Health in Orange CountyHealth BehaviorsHealth IndicatorsImprovementImprovement PlanLength of LifePrioritiesQuality of LifeRankings Previous articleA video-first dating app made for Gen ZNext articleAAA: Florida gas prices slip to 7-week low Denise Connell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Please enter your comment! Free webinar for job seekers on best interview answers, hosted by Goodwill June 11 Please enter your name here From Florida Department of Health in Orange CountyThe Florida Department of Health (FL-DOH) in Orange County is pleased to announce Orange County’s 2021 Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Overall Health Outcome ranking improved two positions to 8th in the state out of 67 counties.For comparison, here are the Overall Health Outcome rankings for neighboring counties: Osceola 14th, Brevard 31st, Polk 29th and Seminole 3rd.  St. Johns County, located north of Flagler County along the east coast of Florida, ranked overall number 1 in the state.Areas of improvement for Orange County 2021 rankings over the last couple of years: Quality of Life (#18 from #26); Length of Life (#6 from #7); and Health Behaviors (#8 from #13).  To explore more health indicators, visit https://www.countyhealthrankings.org/.The County Health Rankings highlight the many community factors that influence health and uses established data. They are a snapshot of the health of counties across the country, and they emphasize that health is not a singular effort but a combined work in progress across all community partners. The Department works in collaboration with local governments, non-profit organizations, health care facilities, business groups, schools, faith-based organizations and many other stakeholders to improve the health of all people in Orange County. These rankings use data related to physical environments, social and economic factors, health behaviors and clinical care.Community Health Improvement PlanIn Orange County, the Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP) is designed to address specific opportunities for improved health that have been identified by the community. The department has partnered with many stakeholders to implement the CHIP and collaborates regularly to track progress.The top priorities that the FL-DOH in Orange County is focused on to improve community health over the next five years is as follows, ranked in order of priority:Access to CareHealthy Weight Nutrition and Physical ActivityHealth EquitySubstance Abuse Behavioral and Mental HealthBuilt EnvironmentHealth LiteracySenior HealthSexually Transmitted Disease(Chronic Disease Management was ranked high by our community. We have not createda separate priority for this area.)The Florida Department of Health, nationally accredited by the Public Health Accreditation Board, works to protect, promote and improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county and community efforts. Follow them on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter at @HealthyFla. For more information about the Florida Department of Health, please visit www.FloridaHealth.gov.center_img You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Photo by Owen Beard The Anatomy of Fear Support conservation and fish with NEW Florida specialty license plate Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.last_img read more