Chronic Health

2019-2021 Chronic Health Work Group Goals

  • Colorectal Cancer Screening: Increase colorectal cancer screening for minority communities and see an eventual decline of colorectal cancer as early screening reduces incidence and mortality rates.
  • Youth and Healthy Behaviors: Reduce the reporting of unhealthy behaviors and increase reporting of healthy behavior choices in the 2020 Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) in Frederick County youth/students
  • Diabetes Prevention and Management: Increase the number of local National Diabetes Prevention Programs (DPPs) and Diabetes Self-Management Training (DSMT) certified leaders, participant recruitment and retention, and class offerings.

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