The Community Health Improvement Process for Montgomery County, Maryland
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Maryland State Health Improvement Process: Montgomery County

The Maryland State Health Improvement Process launched in October 2011 to align and support existing community health improvement processes across the state as well as provide a broader framework for Maryland performance, and by jurisdiction in 39 objectives that are directly aligned with the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene's vision areas:
  • Healthy Babies
  • Healthy Social Environments
  • Safe Physical Environments
  • Infectious Disease
  • Chronic Disease
  • Healthcare Access
The DHMH SHIP goal is to provide a framework for accountability, local action, and public engagement to advance the health of Marylanders.
To visit the DHMH SHIP website, please click here. This is also where you can request to receive the SHIP Newsletter.
Maryland Community Health Resources Commission (CHRC) Grant
The Maryland Community Health Resources Commission (CHRC) last year awarded 17 grants totaling $600,000 to support the activities of Local Health Improvement Coalitions (like Healthy Montgomery) in their first year of implementation.
Please visit this link to see the year-end accomplishments made by Healthy Montgomery that were supported by its $25,000 CHRC Grant. To see the action planning work supported by this funding, please visit our sections on the Healthy Montgomery Behavioral Health Action Planning Work Group  and the Obesity Action Planning Work Group.
View our Maryland SHIP Tracker 
See Montgomery County's Performance in the Maryland SHIP Indicators and compare Montgomery County against the 2014 SHIP Targets:

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