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Unveiling Hamilton County’s Health Picture: A Comprehensive Community Assessment for Health Improvement and Well-Being

BySamantha Jones

Apr 4, 2024
Hamilton County Health Department Releases 2024 Health Assessment in Local News

Hamilton County Health Department has released the 2024 A Picture of Our Health Community Health Assessment. This report, published every 4-5 years, focuses on eight key factors that impact the overall health of residents in Hamilton County. These factors include access to health care and health care coverage, environmental health, chronic diseases, infectious diseases, mental health, injuries, substance abuse, and vulnerable populations.

The report offers a detailed description of the health status of Hamilton County residents. Moving forward, the Health Department and the Regional Health Council will collaborate to develop strategies aimed at improving the community’s health and well-being. They will also identify health priorities and engage the community in addressing these issues. Dr. Dawn Ford, Epidemiology Department Manager at Hamilton County Health Department highlights the importance of this 175-page assessment in identifying ways to reduce the prevalence of diseases in the community.

In order to provide accurate and timely local health information to the community, a data dashboard is planned for release in future years. Additionally, Hamilton County Health Department’s Epidemiology Department plans to release more informational materials on topics covered in A Picture of Our Health. Dr. Ford hopes that community members will make positive changes in their behaviors such as exercising more, eating healthier and quitting smoking as a result of this report’s findings.

By Samantha Jones

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