Austin City and Travis County Community Health Assessment

/Austin City and Travis County Community Health Assessment

Austin City and Travis County Community Health Assessment

Active Project? No
Year Project Began: 2010
Year of Last Input: 2012
Last Updated: Jul 27 2017
Project Location:
Austin
State / Province:
TX
Country:
USA
Lead Organization:
Austin CIty and Travis County Department of Public Health
Type of Organization:
Unknown

Geographic Scope

Issue Areas

Health & Wellbeing

Description

Our community is working together to improve health and wellness in Austin/Travis County. In collaboration with community members, partners, and stakeholders, the Austin/Travis County Health & Human Services Department, Travis County Health and Human Services and Veteran’s Services, Central Health, St. David’s Foundation, Seton Healthcare Family, and the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Public Heath Austin Regional Campus is leading a comprehensive community health planning effort to measurably improve the health of Austin/Travis County residents.

A Community Heath Assessment (CHA) engages community members and local public health system partners to collect and analyze health-related data from many sources.

The CHA:

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

Has Perfomance Measures?

No

Has CI-PM Integration?

No

Project URL

http://austintexas.gov/healthforum

Project Contact:


Austin/Travis County Department of Public Health -