The Department of Public Health is the lead agency for public health planning in Connecticut. It is mandated to prepare a multi-year state health plan that provides an assessment of the health of Connecticut's population and the availability of health facilities. (CGS Sec. 19a-7.)
ARCHIVE OF CONNECTICUT STATE HEALTH PLANS
Connecticut Public Health Plan: 1959 Revisions to the 1958-1960 Public Health Plan (1959)
State Plans for Comprehensive State Health Planning (1960-1970)
Connecticut State Public Health Plan (1968)
Health, Connecticut: Looking Ahead, Planning Ahead (1986)
A comprehensive plan covering the health of Connecticut residents, the state’s health care delivery system, the need for health services and programs, and their fiscal implications. (Not available in electronic format. Archival copies can be viewed at the Connecticut State Library
and the DPH Planning Library.)
Modeled on the national Healthy People initiative, set more than 100 health status and risk reduction objectives for the state in 17 priority areas.
A supplement to the original document, adding two “services and protection” priority areas with objectives aimed at increasing the accessibility and quality of preventive care services.
(1999) PDF, 8.3 MB
An evaluation of the state’s progress toward and success in achieving Connecticut’s year 2000 objectives. Offers both current and historical views of health status and health services, and highlights successes and challenges.
A description of progress made during the past decade for 33 objectives to improve the health of Connecticut residents and eliminate disparities, based on the 10 Leading Health Indicators from the national health agenda, Healthy People 2010.
For more information, please phone Public Health Systems Improvement at DPH (860-509-8070).
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