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

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


Current Community Health Assessments:

  • New Kent County
    • On October 25, 2022, the New Kent Community chose 3 priority areas for 2023-2027. Get involved in a work group if you are passionate about either of these priority areas, or sign up to receive updates throughout this process by emailing

    • In the next couple of months, we will be finalizing the Community Health Assessment report. It will be available here by the end of the calendar year.

Thank you to all who participated in the process, and sharing your valuable input!

Upcoming Community Health Assessments:

  • Charles City County