Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP)

The CHIP partnership is an innovative collaboration between Jefferson Healthcare (JCH) and Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) devoted to identifying the most pressing health priorities for Jefferson County and actions that will lead to improvements.

The CHIP partnership focuses on four Jefferson County health priorities, which were identified through a rigorous community data assessment study and ranked at data assessment meetings. The four health priorities focused on include:
  • Access to care
  • Access to mental health and substance abuse care
  • Healthy eating, active living and chronic disease prevention
  • Immunizations