hedaer logo phone  740 245 0593          fax  740 245 0596

Gallia-Vinton ESC

ESC Survey Quick Links
Local Health Assessment
Please complete the following. Questions are group by the Ten Essential Public Health Services. If you feel unqualified to answer a particular set of questions, please feel free to leave the boxes unchecked.
What part of the health system do you represent?
The next two questions measure Essential Public Health Service 1: Monitoring Health Status
At what level does the LPHS ...
*Conduct a community health assessment that includes indicators intended to monitor differences in health and wellness across populations, according to race, ethnicity, age, income, immigration status, sexual identity, gender and neighborhood?




*Monitor social and economic conditions that affect health in the community, as well as institutional practices and policies that generate those conditions?




The next three questions measure Essential Public Health Service 2: Diagnosing and Investigating Health Problems
At what level does the LPHS ...
*Operate or participate in surveillance systems designed to monitor health inequities and identify the social determinants of health inequities specific to the jurisdiction and across several of its communities?




*Collect reportable disease information from community health professionals about health inequities?




*Have the necessary resources to collect information about specific health inequities and investigate the social determinants of health inequities?




The next four questions measure Essential Public Health Service 3: Inform, Educate, and Empower People about Health Issues
At what level does the LPHS . . .
*Provide the general public, policymakers, and public and private stakeholders with information about health inequities and the impact of government and private sector decision-making on historically marginalized communities?




*Provide information about community health status (e.g., heart disease rates, cancer rates, and environmental risks) and community health needs in the context of health equity and social justice?




*Plan and conduct health promotion and education campaigns that are appropriate to culture, age, language, gender socioeconomic status, race/ethnicity, and sexual orientation?




*Plan campaigns that identify the structural determinants of health inequities and the social determinants of health inequities (rather than focusing solely on individuals' health behaviors and decision-making)?




The next three questions measure Essential Public Health Service 4: Mobilizing Community Partnerships to Identify and Solve Health Problems
At what level does the LPHS . . .
*Have a process for identifying and engaging key constituents and participants that recognizes and supports differences among groups?




*Provide institutional means for community-based organizations and individual community members to participate fully in decision-making?




*Provide community members with access to community health data?




The next question measures Essential Public Health Service 5: Developing Policies and Plans that Support Individual Community Health Efforts
At what level does the LPHS . . .
*Ensure that community-based organizations and individual community members have a substantive role in deciding what policies, procedures, rules, and practices govern community heath efforts?




The next question measures Essential Public Health Service 6: Enforce Laws and Regulations that Protect Health and Ensure Safety
At what level does the LPHS . . .
*ldentify local public health issues that have a disproportionate impact on historically marginalized communities (that are not adequately addressed through existing laws, regulations, and ordinances)?




The next three questions measure Essential Public Health Service 7: Link People to Needed Personal Health Services
At what level does the LPHS . . .
*ldentify any populations that may experience barriers to personal health services based on factors such as on age, education level, income, language barriers, race or ethnicity, disability, mental illness, access to insurance, sexual orientation and gender identity, and additional identities outlined in Model Standard 7.1?




*ldentify the means through which historical social injustices specific to the jurisdiction (e.9., the inequitable distribution health services and transportation resources) may influence access to personal health services?




*Work to influence laws, policies, and practices that maintain inequitable distributions of resources that may influence access to personal health services?




The next five questions measure Essential Public Health Service 8: Assure a Competent and Personal Health Care Workforce
At what level does the LPHS . . .
*Conduct assessments related to developing staff capacity and improving organizational functioning to support health equity initiatives?




*ldentify staff perspectives on the facilitators and barriers to addressing health equity initiatives?




*Include staff members that are often excluded from planning and organizational decision-making processes in workforce assessments?




*Recruit and train staff members from multidisciplinary backgrounds that are committed to achieving health equity?




*Recruit and train staff members that reflect the communities they serve?




The next two questions measure Essential Public Health Service 9: Evaluate the Effectiveness, Accessibility and Quality of Personal and Population-Based Health Services
At what level does the LPHS . . .
*ldentify community organizations or entities that contribute to the delivery of the Essential Public Health Services to historically marginalized communities?




*Monitor the delivery of the Essential Public Health Services to ensure that they are equitably distributed?




The next four questions measure Essential Public Health Service 10: Research for New Insights and Innovative Solutions to Health Problems
At what level does the LPHS . . .
*Encourage staff, research organizations, and community members to explore the root causes of health inequity, including solutions based on research identifying the health impact of structural racism, gender and class inequity, social exclusion, and power differentials?




*Share information and strategize with other organizations invested in eliminating health inequity?




*Use Health Equity lmpact Assessments to analyze the potential impact of local policies, practices and policy changes on historically marginalized communities?




*Facilitate substantive community participation in the development and implementation of research about the relationships between structural social injustices and health status?




To validate your submission, please answer the following math problem:

captcha math problem
© 2019. All Rights Reserved. Powered by eSchoolView