Priority Need 1:
Promote healthy weight across the lifespan.

Priority Need 2:
Promote emotional wellness and social connectedness across the lifespan.

Priority Need 3:
Coordinate preventive oral health measures and promote universal access to affordable dental care.

Priority Need 4:
Enhance screening for and prevention of violence and bullying.

Priority Need 5:
Support reproductive and sexual health by improving access to education and services.

Priority Need 6:
Improve the health and well-being of women in their childbearing years.

Priority Need 7:
Reduce unintentional injury and promote healthy behavior choices for adolescents.

Priority Need 8:
Expand medical home efforts to systems building and securing access and funding for children and youth.

Priority Need 9:
Support effective transitions from (1) early childhood to school and (2) adolescence to adulthood for Children and Youth with Special health Care Needs (CYSHCN).

Priority Need 10:
Improve data availability, access, and analytic capacity.


This information is provided by Family Health and Nutrition within the Department of Public Health.

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