The 2018-2023 Douglas County Community Health Plan sits on a foundation that is committed to creating health equity for everyone in Douglas County. The recent Douglas County Health Equity Report outlines several health disparities existing in our community, including by race, income, education level and geography. A steering committee representing agencies across the county identified four issues to target to give everyone in Douglas County a fair and just opportunity to be healthier. You can also view the interactive Healthier Together data tool that looks at importance pieces of the Community Health Plan.
With addressing health equity and discrimination as the overarching lenses, the plan focuses on improving four key issues in Douglas County: