• Home
  • Members
  • Meetings/Minutes
  • Community Health Data
  • Local Health Action Plan
  • Links/Resources
  • Contact Us
  • News & Events

Background

The Allegany County Health Planning Coalition is a summit of established workgroups and committees already functioning successfully in the community. This coalition is comprised of representative from the following founding partners:

See Members tab for information on representatives and Coalition Advisory Board.

Vision

Healthier together in Allegany County.

Mission

Healthy lifestyles through collaborative partnerships, evidence-based practices and personal commitments.

Coalition Member Represention

Founding Partners:
ACHD

Sue Raver, M.D., M.P.H. – Co-Chairperson
Health Officer
Allegany County Health Department

   
WMHS

Nancy Forlifer – Co-Chairperson
Director of Community Health & Wellness
Western MD Health System

   
Allegany Board of Education

Ray Kiddy
Coordinator of Physical Education
Allegany County Board of Education

 

 

Tri-State Community Health

Susan Walter
Executive Director
Tri-state Community Health Center

   
United Way

Mary Beth Pirolozzi
Executive Director
United Way

   
AHEC Susan Stewart
Executive Director
W. MD Area Health Education Center
   

Courtney Thomas
Executive Director
Allegany County Human Resources Development Commission

   
Sandi Rowland
Executive Director
Allegany Health Right

Advisory Board

Media
Sales Manager
Allegany Radio Corporation

Joe Caporale
Housing                                                              
Executive Director
Housing Authority of the City of Cumberland
Steve Kesner
Business/Economic Development           
Executive Director
Allegany County Chamber of Commerce
Stu Czapski
Providers
Physical Health                                 
Nurse Practitioner
Chapman and Associates Health Care
Cathy Chapman
Behavioral Health                           
Program Director
Pressley Ridge
Mary Beth DeMartino
Case Management                                         
Case Manager
TriState Community Health Center
Casey Sinclair
Law Enforcement                                           
Lieutenant
Cumberland Police
Steve Schellhaus

 

Affiliates

Individuals and representatives from organizations, workgroups, or task forces also participate in the Coalition as Affiliates. Affiliate participation is based on an expressed interest or involvement in the current action plan. Affiliates may participate in the Coalition meetings but it is not necessary.

Past Public Meeting Minutes:

Public Meeting Schedule

The Coalition meets on the 2nd Tuesday of every other month at the Allegany County Health Department, Willowbrook Office Complex, 12501 Willowbrook Road, Cumberland, MD 21502. (Please note that some meeting dates listed are tentative and may be subject to change.)

Click Here for Directions

Date: Time: Location:
September 9, 2014
1:30 - 3:00 p.m.

Allegany County Health Department
12501 Willowbrook Road
Cumberland Maryland 21502
Administrative Conference Room

November 11, 2014
(Tentative)
1:30 - 3:00 p.m.

Allegany County Health Department
12501 Willowbrook Road
Cumberland Maryland 21502
Administrative Conference Room

 

Community Health Assessment Data:

ALLEGANY COUNTY RAW DATA AND NEEDS ASSESSMENT
The documents below contain the locally-compiled statistical data and data sources used for the Community Needs Assessment and as the basis for the development of the Local Health Action Plans.

FY 2014 Allegany County Community Health Needs Assessment
FY 2014 Community Health Needs Assessment Data Table

Additional Reports and Information:

State Health Improvement Plan (SHIP):

Network of Care for Public Health
FY 2013: 2nd Quarter Progress Report
State Community Health Resource Commission (CHRC) Narrative

Archived Needs Assessment Data:

Raw Community Health Data
Data Source List
Community Needs Assessment Presentation (2.8 MB)
Allegany County Community Health Needs Assessment


 

Current Cycle
Priority Dashboard  
The document below lists the 2017 goals for the identified community priorities. A status symbol will be assigned annually to each goal based on a comparison of the county baseline with latest available data.

Community Health Needs Data Table

Local Health Action Plan (FY15-17: July 2014-June 2017)
Progress on the strategic actions to impact these goals will be assessed and reported every six months. The ratings depict levels of progress for the actions undertaken during the appropriate phases. Justification for the progress assessment can be found in the Coalition minutes.

Phase 1: July-Dec 2014 
Phase 2: Jan-June 2015 
Phase 3: July-Dec 2015
Phase 4: Jan-June 2016
Phase 5: July-Dec 2016
Phase 6: Jan-June 2017
Ongoing

Archived
Priority Dashboard  
The document above lists the 2014 goals for the identified community priorities. A status symbol is assigned to each goal based on a comparison of the county baseline with latest available data.

Local Health Action Plan with Final Ranking (January 2012 - December 2014)
Progress on the strategic actions to achieve the goals was assessed and reported every six months. The ratings depict levels of progress for the actions undertaken during the appropriate phases. Justification for the progress assessment can be found in the Coalition minutes. The document above includes a summary of the measures and final ranking for the entire cycle (January 2012-December 2014) unless specified.

Contact Us

Nancy Forlifer
WMHS Community Health & Wellness
240‐964‐8422


Dr. Sue Raver
Allegany County Health Department
301‐759‐5000

News and Media Coverage

New Website Updates Health of Community (Cumberland Times-News 2-13-2012)

Allegany County Health Planning Coalition 12501 Willowbrook Road Cumberland Maryland 21502