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OCH introduces 4-year action plans and priorities for 2023 & 2024

Updated: Jan 26

OCH is excited to share four-year action plans for each of the strategic plan focus areas. These action plans are directly informed by partners across the Olympic region. The actions will help bring to life the vision of a region of healthy people, thriving communities. This summary shares the process OCH partners took to create these action plans and OCH’s priorities for 2023-2024 (a starting point to implement the four-year plans).

Action plan creation process

Every partner has a unique role to play as we work together to improve individual and population health and advance equity by addressing the determinants of health.

We grounded this process in the equity principle of Targeted Universalism. Partners co-created universal result statements (or goal or outcome) to guide the rest of the action plans.

Our partners are passionate about this work and created long lists of possible actions to consider. From there, the groups prioritized the actions based on key criteria: ease of addressing the action, the impact of the action on the result statement, and whether the action would benefit from a collective regional response. Action plans also ide