Hamilton County Health Department Releases 2024 Health Assessment in Local News

The 2024 Hamilton County Health Department has released its annual Community Health Assessment. This comprehensive report focuses on eight key factors that impact the health and well-being of residents in the county, including access to healthcare, environmental health, chronic diseases, infectious diseases, mental health, injuries, substance abuse, and vulnerable populations.

The assessment provides a detailed description of the current state of public health in Hamilton County. With this information, the Health Department and Regional Health Council will collaborate to develop strategies aimed at improving the community’s overall health and well-being. They will also engage with community members to identify their top priorities and work together to address these issues.

Dr. Dawn Ford, Manager of the Epidemiology Department at the Health Department emphasizes the importance of this 175-page report in identifying ways to reduce disease prevalence in the community. She hopes that community members will make positive changes in their behaviors such as exercising more, eating healthier and quitting smoking based on this report’s findings.

In addition to this assessment, Dr. Ford also plans to release more informational materials on topics covered by A Picture of Our Health. Furthermore, a data dashboard is set to be created and published in the future years to provide residents with accurate and timely local health information.

Overall, this year’s Community Health Assessment serves as an essential tool for identifying areas where improvements can be made in Hamilton County’s public health system. By working together with community members and other stakeholders, we can make meaningful progress towards building a healthy and thriving community for all residents.

By Sophia Gonzalez

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