Community Health Assessment
Community health assessment is a core function of public health. Understanding demographics, and rates of access to care, chronic and communicable diseases, and social determinants of health, is a starting point for planning and assurance that public health needs are addressed in the community.
In 2012, the health department, in partnership with area health providers conducted a regional community health assessment. Both the community summary and the complete regional health assessment can be viewed by clicking the links below: