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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

More about assessments and plans

Assessment & Planning Models, Frameworks & Tools

Frequently used tools

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Stories & Examples

Information and experiences from state, tribal, and local jurisdictions

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Drivers of Health Assessment & Improvement Planning

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

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Data & Benchmarks

Data sources and community-level indicators

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Other Resources for Completing Health Assessments

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

More about resources


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