Local public health assessment and planning cycle: 2015-2019
2019 LPH Act annual reporting (finance and staffing) and submission of priority health issues are due Friday, November 6. Submit what the priority health issues were on December 31, 2019 (pre-COVID), as determined by your CHA-CHIP process with community partners. Guidance for submitting the priority health issues can be found in the Local Public Health Assessment and Planning deliverables document, under “Guidance” at 2020 deliverables: 2015-2019 local public health assessment and planning cycle. These are submitted via REDCap.
All Minnesota community health boards must participate in assessment and planning to determine local public health priorities and focus local resources.
These phases and deliverables were developed through a state-local partnership process, and are based on recommendations from the State Community Health Services Advisory Committee (SCHSAC). The assessment and planning process allows community health boards to meet state statutory requirements, and aligns with Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) national public health standards.
Help and technical assistance with assessment and planning
Staff from the MDH Center for Public Health Practice can help you with assessment and planning. MDH will continue to provide technical assistance, such as training, tools, and one-on-one help in meeting deliverable requirements. MDH will also provide targeted support for monitoring and revising the strategic plan and community health improvement plan.
CHA/CHIP Community of Practice: Join the MDH CHA-CHIP Community of Practice to build capacity around conducting, developing, and implementing a community health assessment (CHA) and community health improvement plan (CHIP).
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Contact the MDH Center for Public Health Practice