We are pleased to release the 2016 Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) for Olmsted County. This report is the culmination of a collaborative community effort led by Olmsted County Public Health Services, Olmsted Medical Center, Mayo Clinic Rochester and partnerships with multiple community organizations. Below you will find the full CHNA document; the CHNA executive summary; the CHNA document broken down by six sections; and the CHNA supplemental document.
Full CHNA (6.5 MB)
At a Glance (735 KB)
Mortality (597 KB)
Morbidity (1.6 MB)
CHNA Supplemental Document (3 MB)
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Olmsted County Public Health Services
Health Assessment and Planning Division
A Community Health [Needs] Assessment provides the foundation for improving and promoting the health of the community. A Community Health [Needs] Assessment identifies and describes factors that affect the health of a population, and factors that determine the availability of resources within the community to adequately address health concerns. Through the assessment process, a County Health Board identifies and describes the health status of the community; factors in the community that contribute to health challenges; and existing community assets and resources that can be mobilized to improve the health status of the community. The Community Health [Needs] Assessment, therefore, assures that local resources are directed toward activities and interventions that address critical and timely public health needs.