Community Health Assessment & Improvement Plan

Community Health Assessment (CHA)

  • Informs community decision-making
  • Prioritizes health problems, and
  • Assists in development and implementation of community health improvement plans

Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP)

  • Based on CHA Findings
  • Action-Oriented
  • Addresses issues, including strategies and measures

Why do CHA/CHIP?

  • Collaborate with partners and meet new partners
  • Helps to understand/identify health disparities
  • Establish health priorities based on community needs