Healthy Henry County Communities (HHCC) is a community coalition that has partnered with Henry County Public Health since 1999. HHCC unites individuals, organizations, programs and agencies to make Henry County a better place to live, work, and raise a family. The citizen-based effort responds to both opportunities and needs as they develop in our communities, impacting people of all ages. This successful community initiative has been cited as a model program, earning statewide recognition for its innovation and success. Explore this website to learn more about our current areas of focus.
We are currently partnering with the Healthy Hometown powered by Wellmark initiative to work through a community plan with tactics that are best practices. Click below to view the current plan and Contact Us to find out how to join our meetings and get involved!
Henry County Public Health is a county department that offers a wide variety of services for residents of all ages. Our mission is to “promote physical and mental health and prevent disease, injury, and disability.”
Public health strives to improve the quality of life for all people by assuring access to evidence-based population-health programs, services and activities in the following areas:
- Promote healthy living
- Prevent injuries and violence
- Protect against environmental hazards
- Assure access to quality health services
- Prevent epidemics and the spread of disease
- Prepare for, respond to, and recover from emergencies
View our pages in the Public Health drop down menu to learn more about our programs and services.
The Health Pulse Alliance is a coalition led by Public Health that keeps a pulse on the health of Henry County residents. This group focuses on increasing awareness of existing mental health and transportation resources and services, identifying gaps in the current health care system, and building a stronger care coordination system to help connect people to the services they need. The Health Pulse Alliance is made up of representatives from health care, behavioral health, social services, and concerned citizens working to strengthen the overall health care system in Henry County.