Waldo County, located in mid-coast Maine is comprised the City of Belfast, 25 towns and many rural villages, as well as lakes, mountains, and beautiful peninsulas.
Total Area: 852 square miles
Population (2010 census): 38,786
Population Density: 53 people per square mile
Public Health District: Midcoast – District 4
|Priority||Metric for Primary Outcome||State Rate
|Increase Childhood Immunizations||% 19-35 month olds up-to-date (i.e.received all doses) for a series of seven immunizations (Oct 2015)||76%||58%|
|Decrease Tobacco Use||% Adults who smoke daily or some days (2012-2014)||20%||19%|
|Decrease Obesity||% Adults with obesity (Body Mass Index >30.0) (2012-2014)||29%||30%|
|Decrease Preventable Hospitalizations||Hospitalizations for Ambulatory Care Sensitive Conditions per 1,000 Medicare Enrollees||59 (58-60)||56 (63-63)|
|Decrease Cardiovascular Deaths||Age-adjusted rate of cardiovascular deaths, per 100,000 population (2012-2014)||195||222|
|Decrease Cancer Deaths||Age-adjusted rate of cancer deaths, per 100,000 population (2012-2014)||175||
|Decrease Prescription Drug Abuse and Addiction||Age-adjusted rate of drug overdose deaths, per 100,000 population (2009-2014)||12.7||18.1|
The Snuggle ME ProjectMore...
The Snuggle ME Project: Embracing Drug Affected Babies and Their Families in the First Year of Life to Improve Medical Care and Outcomes Maine -- Overview of project, guidelines and tools.
Waldo County Reentry Center GardenMore...
Reentry Center Garden resources - basic information on the Waldo County Reentry Center Garden and the work that is being done to help feed the community.