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File #: 16-0746    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Time Allocation
File created: 7/6/2016 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 8/30/2016 Final action: 8/30/2016
Title: Health and Human Services Agency, Public Health Division, recommending the Board receive a presentation from the Public Health Division on the Community Health Assessment and the Community Health Improvement Plan. (Est. Time: 30 Min.) FUNDING: N/A
Attachments: 1. A - Com. Hlth Assessment Presentation 8-30-16
Title
Health and Human Services Agency, Public Health Division, recommending the Board receive a presentation from the Public Health Division on the Community Health Assessment and the Community Health Improvement Plan. (Est. Time: 30 Min.)

FUNDING: N/A
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DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION
Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board receive a presentation from the Public Health Division on the Community Health Assessment process, results, and next steps in the development of the Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP).

DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
One component of achieving Public Health accreditation is to complete an assessment of the County with regard to health. A community health assessment is a process that uses quantitative and qualitative methods to systematically collect and analyze health data within a specific community. Health data include information on risk factors, quality of life, social determinants of health, determinants of inequity, mortality, morbidity, community assets, forces of change, and information on how well the public health system provides essential services. Assessment is one of three core public health functions, and data collected through community health assessments inform the other two core functions: policy development and assurance.

The data and resultant analysis achieved through the community health assessment provide the baseline information and framework for the broader community health improvement planning process. The information is used to develop strategies for action and establishes quantifiable means to measure the effectiveness of health improvement planning.

ALTERNATIVES
The Board could choose not to receive the presentation.

OTHER DEPARTMENT / AGENCY INVOLVEMENT
N/A

CAO RECOMMENDATION
Receive and file the presentation.

FINANCIAL IMPACT
N/A

CLERK OF THE BOARD FOLLOW UP ACTIONS
File the presentation.

STRATEGIC PLAN COMPONENT
County Strategic Plan Goal "Healthy Communities."

CONTACT
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