Ideas for Action


On August 16, 2018, Barton Health convened a group of 27 community stakeholders (including members of the Community Health Advisory Committee [CHAC], as well as other representatives of community-based agencies and organizations) to evaluate, discuss and prioritize health issues for community, based on findings of this Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA). This exercise yielded the following health topics prioritized for action:

  1. Mental Health

  2. Substance Abuse

  3. Access to Healthcare

  4. Infant Health & Family Planning

  5. Nutrition, Physical Activity & Weight

  6. Immunization & Infectious Diseases

  7. Heart Disease & Stroke

  8. Injury & Violence

  9. Cancer

  10. Tobacco Use

  11. Potentially Disabling Conditions