Why Assess Your Community?

Discovering current community strengths, resources, needs and opportunities will help build a shared understanding of community conditions. Use your community stories, data visualizations, and maps to inform group decision-making.

What are the “Assess Your Community” Core Competencies?

  • Fundamentals of population health
  • Casemaking – data and storytelling
  • Health equity
  • Social determinants of health

See How One Region is Assessing Their Community

CoxHealth and the Ozark Regional Commission

The Ozarks Health Commission, a collaboration spanning 51 counties and four hospital systems in Missouri, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Kansas, are using these community health needs assessments to guide priority setting and efforts to improve community health and wellness across the region. Learn more…

Resources for Assessing My Community