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Program Description

  Community Health Services

Community Health Services provides preventive health access services to uninsured and underinsured populations, using a family-centered approach. Services include nurse case management and home visits to targeted populations such as pregnant women, pregnant and parenting teens, children up to one year of age, and at-risk infants. Other services include staffing support for immunization clinics, STD services, and pregnancy testing in regional health centers.

Program Contacts

Contact Travis Gayles of the HHS - Public Health Services at 240.777.1211 or Joshua Watters of the Office of Management and Budget at 240.777.2768 for more information regarding this department's operating budget.


Program Performance Measures

Program Performance MeasuresActual FY17Actual FY18Estimated FY19Target FY20Target FY21
Percentage of Infants At Risk (IAR) referrals that received a follow-up visit within 10 days by Community Health Service (CHS) nurse 18295909090
1  Based on the implementation of the electronic health record and the resultant improved data collection, FY17 should be considered the new baseline year and is not comparable with prior years.

Program Budget Changes

FY20 Approved ChangesExpendituresFTEs
FY19 Approved477404042.60
Add: New Babies Born Healthy Grant Funds2000001.00
Multi-program adjustments, including negotiated compensation changes, employee benefit changes, changes due to staff turnover, reorganizations, and other budget changes affecting multiple programs.4506752.00
FY20 Approved542471545.60