Colorado Revised Statutes Title 25. Health § 25-1-505. County and district public health plans--approval

(1) As soon as practicable after the approval of each comprehensive, statewide public health improvement plan pursuant to section 25-1-504 , each county or district public health agency shall prepare a county or district public health plan, referred to in this section as the “local plan”.  Each local plan shall not be inconsistent with the comprehensive, statewide public health improvement plan required under section 25-1-504 .

(2) Each local plan shall, at a minimum:

(a) Examine data about health status and risk factors in the local community;

(b) Assess the capacity and performance of the county or district public health system;

(c) Identify goals and strategies for improving the health of the local community;

(d) Describe how representatives of the local community develop and implement the local plan;

(e) Address how county or district public health agencies coordinate with the state department and others within the public health system to accomplish goals and priorities identified in the comprehensive, statewide public health improvement plan;  and

(f) Identify financial resources available to meet identified public health needs and to meet requirements for the provision of core public health services.

(3) Subject to available appropriations, the state department shall encourage and provide technical assistance to county or district public health agencies that request such assistance and otherwise work with county or district public health agencies to generate their local plans.


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