The 2019-2022 Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP) is a community level plan that aims to improve the health of individuals, families and the community at-large. The plan is community-informed and focused on making meaningful changes through collective impact across many sectors and organizations. It is intended to address significant issues that influence overall health.
The CHIP is based on data reviewed, collected and analyzed from the 2018 Community Health Assessment (CHA) and meets the mandates of participating organizations. The 2018 CHA was conducted individually in Curry County and Coos County, and was led by a large collaborative of many organizations from multiple sectors, several community members, and consumers. The CHA Steering Committee in each county also led and created their county’s 2019-2022 CHIP by reviewing the CHA, setting planning values and vision, gathering and reviewing community input and prioritizing three broad focus areas.
United Way of Southwestern Oregon currently sits on the CHIP Steering Committees for Curry County and Coos County. A primary goal of the Steering Committees for both counties is to increase communication, collaboration, visibility and community involvement in their county’s CHIP. To help achieve this goal, we will be updating this page periodically with CHIP goals, impacts, and ways that you can get involved!