Bureau of Public Health Performance - Strategic Planning

The Division of Public Health Strategic Plan defines our vision for the future. It reflects what the department plans to achieve as an organization, how we will achieve it, and how we will know if we have achieved it. The strategic plan provides a guide for making decisions and allocating resources to pursue strategies and priorities. It also reflects our commitment to the continued strengthening of our ties with local public health and other critical public and private partners.

The Public Health Strategic Plan reflects movement toward an integrated flow of programs and services, all of which build upon our vision of Healthy Iowans in Healthy Communities and keep us moving forward on the path to becoming the healthiest state in the nation. And, in fulfilling our vision for Public Health as Iowa’s Leader for Population Health, we reaffirm our mission of Protecting and Improving the Health of Iowans.

The Strategic Plan is the foundation upon which future reflection and adjustments can be built. It is important to regularly review and revise the plan to ensure that the we are on track to meet goals and targets. The current plan and reports on progress are provided below.

Iowa HHS Division of Public Health Strategic Plan

2017-2022 Plan: Click to view the current version of the strategic plan (January 2022).

Current Strategic Plan Status Report: Updated bi-annually, click to view our current progress on goals, strategies, actions, and indicators of progress.

Past Status Reports:


For more information:

Jonn Durbin
Lucas State Office Building
321 E 12th Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50319-0075
Phone: (515) 452-5766