The Council shall exist as an advisory and support body to the Tennessee Department of health regarding the health problems of the County.
Develop a community health plan which includes health problems and needs identification
Develop goals, objectives and plans of action to meet these needs along with identifying and securing resources.
Establish priorities for all identified health problems
Identify department/organization work teams and community agencies that should coordinate efforts with respect to each health problems.
Initially, the Community Diagnosis Process- a community based-community owned process was used to:
The end result of the community diagnosis process was a prioritized health goals and proposed interventions to address the needs of the community. As needed, the Council will reassess community health needs and establish new priority areas and action plan.