Opportunities

In all, the following health topics represent recommended areas of intervention, based on the findings of this Community Health Needs Assessment (presented alphabetically, rather than in order of importance).


  • Access to Health Services
  • Arthritis, Osteoporosis & Chronic Back Pain
  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Dementias, Including Alzheimer's Disease
  • Family Planning & Infant Health
  • Heart Disease & Stroke
  • Immunization & Infectious Disease
  • Nutrition & Weight Status
  • Oral Health
  • Respiratory Diseases
  • Substance Abuse
  • Tobacco Use


When we held focus groups with area healthcare professionals and community leaders, they identified the following as their top health concerns for the area:

  1. Access to Health Services

  2. Substance Abuse

  3. Health Education & Prevention

  4. Obesity & Nutrition

  5. Mental Health