- Body Mass Index (BMI)
- Cholesterol Heart Disease
- Chronic Disease
- Healthy Eating
- Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP)
- Physical Activity
- Tobacco Prevention
This chronic disease program supports strategies to improve multiple chronic diseases and the risk factors associated with certain public health priorities.
The Shelby County Health Department conducts a community health assessment to determine strategic health priorities for Shelby County. The Department uses a process called M.A.P.P (Mobilizing Action for Planning and Partnership) to guide this process.
Health Promotion focuses not only on health education but disease prevention as well. We promote the empowerment of Shelby County residents by sharing information for improved healthy lifestyle choices.
The role of Healthy Shelby is to mobilize data to support community initiatives to achieve improvements in health outcomes for all Shelby County residents. Healthy Shelby links public health, hospitals, health care providers, social service providers, academic institutions, the faith community, local government, and funders to work together to tackle some of the county’s most critical health problems. Healthy Shelby aims to inspire Shelby County residents from an evidence-based approach, ensuring that all persons living, playing, and working in Shelby County are given the opportunity to grow, develop, and be well.
The Tobacco Risk Reduction Program offers information and education on the prevention of tobacco use.
The Violence and Injury Prevention Program works with state and local partners to implement evidence-based violence and injury prevention interventions Shelby County.