Office of Public Health Practice, Planning, and Local Partnerships (OPHP)
OPHP's mission is to advance Colorado's health and protect the places where we live, learn, work, and play, by supporting public health systems through partnerships, planning, and capacity building.
OPHP's vision is a healthy and sustainable Colorado, with a strong and resilient public health system, where current and future generations thrive.
For information related to other CDPHE Offices, Divisions, and Programs, visit the CDPHE main website here: https://cdphe.colorado.gov/
Colorado Health Assessment and Planning System (CHAPS)
CHAPS is guidance for local and state public health agencies to carry out community health assessments and public health improvement plans.
Get up to date information on local assessment and planning, including access to local CHAs and PHIPs and an interactive map displaying CHAPS status and priorities statewide.
Quality Improvement (QI) is a formal approach for analyzing the performance of a process and the efforts to improve the resulting process outcomes.
Resources and Support
OPHP supports local assessment and planning in a variety of ways including through funding, technical assistance, networking opportunities and more.
View upcoming networking events, learning sessions, and other calls and events open to local public health agencies. You can also view upcoming deadlines for funding and deliverables.