About Us

The Crawford County Health Improvement Coalition (CHIC) is a prevention-focused partnership between community members and organizations dedicated to work together toward improving the health of every Crawford County citizen.It applied for a 501(c)(3) status in 2010 and the group anticipates having this status granted in 2011. This will enable the coalition to apply for grant funds to assist the community with improving the health of its residents.Crawford Health Improvement Coalition works towards the national, state, and local 2020 Healthy People Goals, For more information on Healthy People, visit www.healthypeople.gov

about-picCrawford Health Improvement Coalition (CHIC) was designed to increase the quality and the number the years of healthy life an individual can expect to live by trying to eliminate health gaps among our county’s diverse population.The leading health indicators for health action that Crawford Health Improvement Coalition strives to improve through preventative education include:

The leading health indicators for health action that Crawford Health Improvement Coalition strives to improve through preventative education include:

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  • Chronic Disease
  • Communicable Disease
  • Environmental Health
  • Family Health
  • Service Delivery Systems
  • Violence and Injury
  • Economic Well Being