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August 05
Health Assessment Report Available Online
Wake County and partners recently completed the Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA), and the full report and executive summary are available here. The federally required CHNA is completed every three to four years.

This year, Wake County collaborated with area hospitals and community not-for-profit organizations to identify factors affecting the health of Wake residents through surveys, focus groups and existing statistics. Based on the assessment findings, Wake County has identified three priority areas:
  • Poverty and unemployment
  • Health care access and utilization
  • Mental health and substance abuse
The partners will use the results of the CHNA to develop strategies that will address the community's priorities and promote the health of residents across the County.

Partners for the Wake County CHNA include WakeMed Health and Hospitals, United Way of the Greater Triangle, Rex/UNC Health Care, Duke Raleigh Hospital, Wake Health Services and a steering committee of more than 60 other partners.

For information about the CHNA, visit wakegov.com/humanservices/data.

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