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

Completed CHA/CHIPs for Chickahominy Health District


View the 2017 Hanover County Community Health Assessment

View the 2018-2022 Hanover County Community Health Improvement Plan


View the 2018-2019 Goochland County Community Health Assessment

View the 2019-2023 Goochland County Community Health Improvement Plan


View the 2022 New Kent County Community Health Assessment

View the 2023-2027 New Kent Community Health Improvement Plan


Current Community Health Assessments:

  • The Chickahominy Health District and the Charles City Community Health Assessment (CHA) Steering Committee are seeking your input via survey to better understand the health-related topics most important to the people living and working in the community they serve. Please go to to complete this anonymous, ten-minute survey. Your opinions and perspective will help decide which local issues to prioritize related to health and well-being for the next few years. Thank you for helping Charles City become healthier! For more information, or to have paper copies dropped off or an email sent to you and/or your organization, contact Emily Hines, Population Health Planning and Improvement Coordinator via email at or call 804-382-6159.

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