Now that the 2015 H!CC Community Health Profile and Assessment is completed, it's time to take the information from the report and decide how we can take action to improve health in the Capital Area! The attached document outlines the vision of the area health departments in making action happen in a meaningful and coordinated way!
A joint press release was sent out this Monday, July 11 to announce the availability of the 2015 H!CC Report. Make sure to check it out!
We would love to receive feedback and comments regarding the 2015 Healthy! Capital Counties Community Health Profile & Needs Assessment! Click here to be directed to a brief survey, in which you can let us know what you think about the report!
Have you used the Healthy! Capital Counties Profile Report? If so, we'd like to know!
Maybe you looked at it to help your organization decide what problem to focus on...or maybe find out more about a specific problem...or support a grant proposal...any use is important and valuable.
Please send Anne an e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org to let us know how you used the report.
And thanks for reading and using the report!
After more than a year of work gathering data, conducting focus groups, surveying community members and healthcare providers, and generating maps -- the 2015 Community Health Profile and Health Needs Assessment is here! Click on the tab that says "2015 Report" above.
Interested in a presentation of the new data, or in more focused assistance on using this data in your organization or group? E-mail us! In Eaton County, contact Susan at email@example.com, in Clinton County contact Leslie at firstname.lastname@example.org, and in Ingham County contact Cassie at email@example.com.
Our community survey finished up last Friday, and we had over 400 people around the area complete it! Yay!
The results will be included in the Community Profile Report, to be published at the end of September.
What are the most important health issues in our area?
Here is your chance to give YOUR OPINION on health! If you are an Clinton, Eaton, or Ingham County resident, please take our online survey, CLICK HERE.
The Healthy! Capital Counties (HCC) project includes area hospitals, health departments, and other partners that are assessing the health needs of the residents of Clinton, Eaton and Ingham counties...and we need everyone’s voice to be heard! Please share and post to websites and Facebook Pages, and encourage EVERYONE to take it.
The survey is a brief, anonymous, online survey intended to understand the health needs of the community and where change can be made for health improvement. Thank you for helping bring better health to our communities!
We will be hitting the road over the next few weeks to gather input on the community health priorities that matter to YOU!
The "wall" is a sticky (or paper) wall which lets you tell us answers to these important questions:
The most important health issues to me are...
What helps our community to be healthy right now?
A healthy community is one that...
What would you answer?
Friday, May 29th
7:30-9:30 pm at Children's Miracle Network Telethon, Sparrow Professional Building in Lansing
Saturday, May 30th (afternoon)
at Children's Miracle Network Telethon, Sparrow Professional Building in Lansing
Thursday June 18th through Sunday, June 22nd
at AL!VE, in Charlotte
Please visit the "Focus Groups" tab at the top of the page for more info about upcoming focus groups.
Sometimes, hard data, facts and figures aren't enough. How can we be sure to include the thoughts, experiences, and stories of people trying to be healthy in our counties? By asking them directly through a conversation focused on health. Seven focus groups will be held in April and May throughout the Capital Area -- with a variety of different groups. We need help to find participants for some of the groups, and you can help! Share this information with organizations or people you know that would be a good fit. Upcoming groups are:
Special Needs and Perspectives Focus Group
April 1, 2015
This group is particularly targeted for those who have disabilities or who are in recovery from substance addiction. More information is here.