Public Health Infrastructure

Community Health Assessment and Improvement Planning

Learn more about assessing your community's health and making a plan to improve it systematically

Public Health Infrastructure

Community Health Assessment and Improvement Planning

  • Health Equity & Social Justice Social Determinants of Health

Community Health Assessment & Tribal Health

Navajo County is in the process of capturing an equitable assessment of our community’s health needs. To assist us in the development of a cohesive, county wide Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP), we have partnered with many agencies, organizations and community members, within and outside of the health care industry. Our goal is to accurately reflect the health needs and gaps in the communities we serve and this includes Tribal Lands.

Community Health Assessment & Tribal Health

Public Health Infrastructure

Community Health Assessment and Improvement Planning

Learn more about assessing your community's health and making a plan to improve it systematically

Public Health Infrastructure

Community Health Assessment and Improvement Planning

An Inclusive Community Health Assessment Process

Community health needs assessments (CHA) allow community agencies and service providers to discuss issues. However, this process lacked representation from people that utilize community services and experience health inequities. Staff were successful in applying an inclusive approach to engage residents and organizations that represented low-income and minority populations through CHA workgroup meetings, surveys and interviews.

An Inclusive Community Health Assessment Process

Environmental Health

Community-Based Environmental Health Assessment (CEHA)

A comprehensive overview of NACCHO Demo Sites for Community-Based Environmental Health Assessment.

Environmental Health

Community-Based Environmental Health Assessment (CEHA)

New Health Equity Resources for Community Health...

Health inequities exist when differences in the distribution of disease and mortality are systematic, patterned, unjust, unnecessary, and actionable.[1] Achieving health equity involves identifying, preventing, and reversing the effects of patterned decisions, policies, investments, rules, and laws that have caused social and economic inequities that affect people’s abilities to live healthy lives.[2] Increasingly, communities are […]

New Health Equity Resources for Community Health...

Seeking Input: Disability Data in Community Health...

The NACCHO Health and Disability Program is seeking success stories from local health departments (LHDs) on ways the disability community has been highlighted as a part of community health assessments and/or community health improvement plans. These stories will be used  to create a “best practices” resource designed to encourage LHDs to engage individuals with disabilities […]

Seeking Input: Disability Data in Community Health...

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Community Health Needs Assessment Requirements for Hospitals

This PDF addresses Community Health Needs Assessment Requirements for Tax-Exempt Hospitals

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Community Health Needs Assessment Requirements for Hospitals

New Report: Community Assessment of Public Health...

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) recently released a new report illustrating the results of completing the Community Assessment of Public Health Emergency Response (CASPER) as a part of the Protocol for Assessing Community Excellence in Environmental Health (PACE-EH) in South Gate, California. This report presents methods and results from the rapid needs assessment conducted in South Gate. […]

New Report: Community Assessment of Public Health...

Consensus Recommendations on Community Health Needs...

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Consensus Recommendations on Community Health Needs...

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12-05: Role of LHDs in Community Health Needs Assessments

12-05: Role of LHDs in Community Health Needs Assessments

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12-05: Role of LHDs in Community Health Needs Assessments

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Issue Brief

Collaborating through Community Health Assessment to Improve the Public’s Health

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Issue Brief

Connecting Community Data for Population Health:...

By Bree Allen, MPH, SHINE Fellow, Office of Health IT, Minnesota Department of Health; Karen Soderberg, MS, Research Scientist, Office of Health IT, Minnesota Department of Health; and Marty Laventure, PhD, Director, Office of Health IT, Minnesota Department of Health This article is a supplement to the Spring 2017 issue of NACCHO Exchange, which focuses […]

Connecting Community Data for Population Health:...

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