Community Health Assessment

WHAT IS IT?

Community health assessment is a systematic examination of the health status indicators for a given population that is used to identify key problems and assets in a community. The ultimate goal of a community health assessment is to develop strategies to address the community’s health needs and identified issues. A variety of tools and processed may be used to conduct a community health assessment; the essential ingredients are community engagement and collaborative participation. (PHA Board)

SUBJECT MATTER EXPERTS

Ty Kane, Community Engagement Institute

Charlie Hunt, Kansas Health Institute

Sarah Jolley, Community Engagement Institute