Office of Public Health Practice, Planning, and Local Partnerships (OPHP)
OPHP supports public health throughout Colorado by promoting collaborations, partnerships, and planning; by serving as liaisons, and linking local public health agencies to each other and to state and national entities; and by providing consultation and technical assistance.
OPHP was formerly known as the Office of Planning, Partnerships, and Improvement (OPPI).
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.