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Colorado Health Assessment and Planning System (CHAPS) provides a standard process to help local public health agencies meet assessment and planning requirements of the Public Health Act of 2008. CHAPS also assists agencies that want to prepare for voluntary accreditation by the national Public Health Accreditation Board, as the process aligns with many national standards.

This website provides guidance for the CHAPS process, interactive tools and templates that you can download to use in assessment and planning work, and examples from local public health agencies. This is a new website and we will be adding more content soon. Please let us know what you think!

Local Public Health Assessment & Planning Stages and Priorities
Local public health agencies in Colorado are at various stages of the CHAPS process. The documents below show the current CHAPS stage for each county across the state and the priorities chosen for the LPHAs that have completed an Issue Prioritization Process.

CHAPS Communities MAP This map shows the current CHAPS stage for each county across the state.

Local Priorities Grid This table shows all priorities selected by each Local Public Health Agency that has completed an Issue Prioritization Process (CHAPS Phase V). Includes agency contact information.

Local Priorities Interactive Map A printable map showing which Winnable Battles have been prioritized by or represented in priorities chosen by local public health agencies.
Click HERE to download the interactive map as a PDF

Winnable Battles Represented in Local Priorities Pinwheel Shows how many LPHAs have prioritized (or chosen priorities that are inclusive of) each of the Colorado Winnable Battles.

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The Office of Planning & Partnerships works to keep these documents as up-to-date as possible. However, please note that there may be some lag time before community updates are reflected on this website. For the most up-to-date information or if you notice an error, please contact us at CDPHEEDPlanningandPartnerships@cdphe.state.co.us.
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CDPHE Office of Planning and Partnerships
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Denver, CO 80246
Phone: 303-692-2359
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Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
Office of Planning and Partnerships
4300 Cherry Creek Dr. S
Denver,CO 80246
Email Us : cdphe.edplanningandpartnerships@state.co.us
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