HealthyJoCo is a community health assessment (CHA) and community health improvement plan (CHIP) effort in Johnson County, sponsored by Johnson County Public Health and members of the Core Committee.
HealthyJoCo follows the National Association for County and City Health Officials’ (NACCHO’s) Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP) framework. MAPP is a community-driven strategic planning process for improving community health.
To evaluate, promote, and improve the health and well-being of those who live, work, learn, and play in Johnson County.
HealthyJoCo strives for Johnson County to be a diverse community where all have the resources, access, and opportunity to thrive in a resilient, safe, and inclusive community. We also strive to be a community where institutions and community members actively work together to deconstruct silos and address health inequities through partnerships, collaboration, and power-sharing.
Core Team Members
- Sam Jarvis, Community Health Manager, Johnson County Public Health
- Jamie Gade, Public Health Systems Analyst, Johnson County Public Health
- Lisa Parlato, Chronic Disease Prevention Specialist, Johnson County Public Health
- Hannah Tice, CDC Public Health Associate
Core Committee Members
- James Mims, Neighborhood Centers of Johnson County
- Abbey Ferenzi, Guidelink Center
- Barbara Vinograde, Iowa City Free Medical Clinic
- Becky Soglin, Johnson County Planning, Development, and Sustainability
- Paola Jaramillo-Guayara, Johnson County Board of Supervisors
- Danielle Pettit-Majewski, Johnson County Public Health