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Welcome to the web site of the Comanche County Health Department. We hope that you use the information on this site to promote your personal health, the health of your family and the health of our community. 

 PHAB-SEAL-SM.jpgThe Comanche County Health Department is pleased to be among the first in the nation to receive newly established national public health department accreditation status through the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB).  The accreditation process helps to ensure that the programs and services we provide are as responsive as possible to the needs of our community.  With accreditation, the Comanche County Health Department is demonstrating increased accountability and credibility to the public, funders, elected officials and partner organizations with which we work.  To receive accreditation, a health department must undergo a rigorous, multi-faceted, peer-reviewed process to ensure it meets or exceeds a set of quality standards and measures.  For more information please follow this link:  PHAB

Our Vision is “Creating a State of Health”.  Our Mission is “To protect and promote health, to prevent disease and injury, and to cultivate conditions by which Oklahomans can be healthy.”   We do this by monitoring the health of our community, identifying and responding to health threats, providing timely and accurate information, enforcing laws that protect health and providing quality services to prevent and control disease.  

Community Health Assessment

In 2015 as part of an ongoing process, Comanche County once again engaged community partner’s to assess the health of the county using the Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP) model. Organizations collected information using the following four assessments:

  • Community Health Status
  • Community Themes and Strengths
  • Local Public Health System
  • Forces of Change

The assessments provided a comprehensive look at Comanche County’s current health outcomes, the factors affecting those outcomes, real or perceived, which influence the health of the community. The community health assessment is a systematic examination of the health status indicators for Comanche County. The ultimate goal of a community health assessment is to develop strategies to address the community's health needs and identified issues. Although there are many health related issues needing attention, stakeholders voted to focus on the following five priorities:

CCH CHA

 

     Mental Health

     Obesity 

     Substance Abuse (Tobacco, Alcohol, Drugs) 

     Violence

     Poverty

 

Please click on this link to examine the demographics, MAPP assessments, priority elements, and resources that were used during this process.   This document will briefly review these priorities while demonstrating how and why they were chosen for health improvement in Comanche County.  Public input and comments are encouraged and welcomed!  Please contact Debbie Lynn at (580) 248-5890 or email debrasl@health.ok.gov .

Comanche County Health Department services vary as to days, times, eligibility, and fees, if any.  To learn more about our health department please click on the tabs on the left side.  For a copy of our brochure click on the following link:  Comanche County Health Department Brochure (Also in Spanish)

Comanche County Health Department is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Accessibility

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Contact Information

Physical Address: 1010 South Sheridan, Lawton, OK 73501
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 87, Lawton, OK 73502
Phone: (580) 248-5890
Toll Free Phone: (800) 788-3628
Fax: (580) 585-6621

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