Community Health Needs Assessment & Health Improvement Plan
As public health we participate in a community health needs assessment every five years. From the assessment health needs are identified. Goals and strategies are created to improve the well-being of the community.
Our 2016 assessment included an online and paper-and-pencil survey completed by 359 Harrison County residents and using a set of health statistics and reports that describe the demographics and economics of our county.
The combined survey and statistical information showed the top four problem areas are obesity, child abuse and neglect, mental health and substance abuse.
We are promoting awareness, education, prevention and referral campaigns to improve our county's health in each of the four problem areas.