Critical to the success of fulfilling the mission of the Office of Community and Public Health is community engagement and partnership. As we establish strategies to improve the health of our communities, success will depend upon our efforts in building trusted partnerships with the communities we serve. Creating healthy communities is a long-term process that requires ongoing and in-depth community participation and engagement. Involving the community and collaborating with its members in problem-solving solutions to health issues that affect them empowers them to take a more active role in their health and well-being.

The Office of Community and Public Health explores community collaboratives with local, community-based organizations, including: