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Comprehensive Health Assessment Reveals Key Factors Impacting Hamilton County Residents’ Well-being

BySamantha Jones

Apr 4, 2024
Local News: Hamilton County Health Department unveils latest health assessment for 2024

Hamilton County’s Health Department has published the 2024 A Picture of Our Health Community Health Assessment, which provides a comprehensive look at the health status of residents in the county. This report, released every four to five years, focuses on eight key factors that impact the health of Hamilton County residents. These include access to healthcare and coverage, environmental health, chronic diseases, infectious diseases, mental health, injuries, substance abuse and vulnerable populations.

The report offers valuable insights into the health concerns of Hamilton County residents. Moving forward, the Health Department and Regional Health Council will collaborate to develop strategies aimed at improving community health and well-being. The Epidemiology Department of the Health Department plans to release more informative materials on topics covered in A Picture of Our Health. Additionally, a data dashboard will be created and published in the near future to provide accurate and timely local health information.

Dr. Dawn Ford, Epidemiology Department Manager emphasizes the importance of this 175-page assessment in guiding efforts to reduce the impact of these diseases. Dr. Ford hopes that community members will adopt healthier behaviors such as increased exercise, better nutrition and cessation of smoking to improve overall health outcomes.

By Samantha Jones

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