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Community Health Needs Assessment Now Underway

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GILLETTE, WY – Campbell County Memorial Hospital is currently conducting a Community Health Needs Assessment in conjunction with stakeholders from many segments of the community. The assessment incorporates components of primary data collection and secondary data analysis that focuses on the health and social needs of the various community sectors.

The first meeting, held on October 17, identified community leaders in the sectors of Community-At-Large, Community/Institution, Healthcare, School, and Worksite. These leaders will collect and compile data from their specific sectors to identify priorities that will be used to develop the Community Action Plan and implementation of the identified community needs.

In addition to the work by the sector leaders, a survey has been developed to collect additional data from the community. The survey is available on the CCMH website, The scrolling bar, “Latest Health News”, will list a link to the survey, or you can click on the “News and Events” tab to access a pdf copy, print it out and send it back to the address listed on the last page.

Other ways to access the survey: (to take the survey online) or (downloadable pdf file). Also, the survey can be found on Facebook. The survey deadline is Friday, November 16, 2012.

The completed Community Health Needs Assessment will be a comprehensive, functioning tool to provide our area with strategic insight for resource development, clinical development, and county-wide regional planning and collaboration between the hospital, schools, business, public health, medical and social services, and all other community resources. The next meeting of the Community Advisory Committee is February 6, 2013, with the final meeting and release of the implementation plan on April 17, 2013.
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