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Health Policy, Planning and Evaluation Unit Overview

The Health Policy, Planning and Evaluation Unit (HPPE) within the Administration Division provides policy, planning, data, and evaluation support to the department to improve overall operations and achieve its mission and vision. HPPE supports the department in operationalizing its values of excellence, collaboration, and equity through the use of data driven-practices, performance improvement, collaboration with community partners, and a focus on achieving equitable community health outcomes. HPPE staff work across teams to provide the following core functions:

Internal Planning

  • Coordinate strategic planning for the department
  • Support project and program planning
  • Conduct process and performance improvement activities

Community Planning

  • Develop community engagement strategies
  • Convene community stakeholders
  • Identify community priorities
  • Develop and support plans for collective action

Assessment and Epidemiology

  • Track, assess, and analyze health risks and disease
  • Analyze and provide data for program and systems improvements
  • Develop and implement evaluation plans

Policy & Legislative Affairs

  • Conduct policy analysis
  • Develop local policy
  • Identify items for the legislative platform
  • Monitor state and federal legislation

Health Action is a framework for community health improvement and health equity that mobilizes community partnerships and resources to focus on key factors that influence health, including health system effectiveness, the built environment, and social determinants such as education and income.

Contact Information

County of Sonoma
Contact us by Phone
Addresses
Health Services Administration
1450 Neotomas Avenue

Suite 200

Santa Rosa, CA 95405
38.432779, -122.684341

Crisis Stabilization Unit

2225 Challenger Way

Santa Rosa, CA 95407

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