Jackson County Healthy Communities Coalition
The Jackson County Healthy Communities Coalition is a catalyst for improving health and overall quality of life within Jackson County, Illinois. The coalition is part of a broader network, the Healthy Southern Illinois Delta Network (HSIDN),that is designed to bring together local health departments, area health centers, hospitals and others interested in improving the health of their communities. For more information on community resources, go to HSIDN.org.
Working together, the coalition members actively pursue six goals. These include raising awareness about matters relevant to the health of the communities of Jackson County, developing projects that address unmet needs or gaps in health services, fostering collaboration, efficiently coordinating services and maximizing resources, developing plans and reports, encouraging advocacy and assisting in accessing funding.
The Jackson County Heath Communities Coalition has formed action teams to address several priority issues.