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Community Health Assessment & Health Improvement Planning

This site helps state, tribal, local, and territorial (STLT) health departments as they develop community health assessments and health improvement plans, whether for accreditation preparation, nonprofit hospital collaboration, or other reasons.

Community Health Assessments & Health Improvement Plans

Describes these assessments and plans and why they are helpful to STLT agencies and their partners


Drivers of Health Assessment & Improvement Planning

Reasons why many communities conduct and partner around health assessments and improvement plans


Assessment & Planning Models, Frameworks & Tools

Frequently used tools


Data & Benchmarks

Data sources and community-level indicators


Stories & Examples

Information and experiences from state, tribal, and local jurisdictions


Other Resources for Completing Health Assessments

Links to national organizations that support community health assessment and health improvement planning


  • Page last reviewed: November 9, 2015
  • Page last updated: November 9, 2015
  • Content source:
    • Office for State, Tribal, Local and Territorial Support