2019 Marion County Community Health Assessment (CHA)

The 2019 Marion County Community Health Assessment (CHA) is now available on the health department website at this link: http://marion.floridahealth.gov/programs-and-services/community-health-planning-and-statistics.

Here are the direct links to the documents:

 The Marion County Community Health Assessment process was launched in July of 2018, continuing a strong commitment to better understanding the health status and health needs of the community. The purpose of the community health assessment is to uncover or substantiate the health needs and health issues in Marion County and better understand the causes and contributing factors to health and quality of life in the county.

The steering committee is refining objectives and action plans for each of the Strategic Priority Areas :

Strategic Priority Areas

  1. Access to Primary Prevention and Health Care Services
  2. Oral Health
  3. Mental and Behavioral Health
  4. Education and Training
  5. Infrastructure:
    • Housing
    • Transportation

If you are interested in joining a workgroup, please contact Craig Ackerman at 352-644-2588 or email Craig.Ackerman@FLHealth.gov.