September 15, 2023
Community Health Issues Survey to be discussed
MOBILE, Ala. — The Mobile County Health Department’s Health Equity Office (HEO) is joining the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) to host a State Health Assessment Community Conversation in Mobile. The event will be Monday, Sept. 25, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the Ben May Main Library’s Bernheim Hall (701 Government Street).
The 2023 Community Health Issues Survey is part of the State Health Assessment that ADPH utilizes to identify health issues in challenges on the county and community level. Previously in 2019, the survey was used to identify 14 top health concerns for Alabama. From this information, ADPH can better serve based on the highest needs.
The survey is for those older than 18 years old, and it should take less than 10 minutes to complete. Participation is voluntary, and all responses will be kept confidential. All responses will need to be completed by November 30.
The organizers need the community’s input on health concerns facing them to ensure that all groups work together to have healthy communities. Please share this flyer with other community organizations that are working to alleviate health disparities in local communities.
In 2021, the HEO was established to address health disparities in Mobile County. The HEO team is responsible for evaluating internal and external programs and policies, identifying weaknesses, and laying a foundation for serving vulnerable communities through a health equity lens.
For more information on the Community Health Issues Survey, visit https://www.alabamapublichealth.gov/healthrankings/community.html.