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Healthy Montgomery’s 2021 Community Health Needs Assessment Seeks Input from Community Based Organizations

For Immediate Release: Thursday, June 10, 2021

Healthy Montgomery, the County’s local health improvement coalition, is asking local organizations to complete a survey to identify existing resources available in Montgomery County. The information collected will be used to address health concerns in Montgomery County, align and leverage resources, and create a Community Health Improvement Plan for Montgomery County. The information collected will be shared publicly and will be available on the Healthy Montgomery website. 

Organizations can be any type of group that provides health services in Montgomery County, such as hospitals, governments agencies, social service providers, educational institutions, health insurers and clinics. Please complete the survey at  CHNA Survey of Resources. The deadline for completing the survey is Friday, July 30.

The 2021 Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) is the third time a needs assessment has been completed by Healthy Montgomery. Previous ones were in 2016 and 2011. Launched in September 2020, the CHNA is a 15-month process to assess and report on the health of Montgomery County residents. 

Healthy Montgomery is Montgomery County’s local health improvement coalition comprised of County government and agencies, hospital systems, minority health initiatives and programs and social service providers.

For more information, contact Healthy Montgomery program staff at 240-777-4498 or HealthyMontgomery@montgomerycountymd.gov.

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Release ID: 21-447
Media Contact: Mary Anderson, 240-777-6507