LiveWell Catawba in partnership with Catawba County Public Health, Catawba Valley Health System, Frye Regional Medical Center, and community members and leaders conduct a Community Health Assessment every three years. The Community Health Assessment is collaborative and community-led process that identifies needs, priorities, strengths, and opportunities related to health and what impacts health in Catawba County. The assessment includes input from community stakeholders, as well as the most recent data available to inform Catawba County’s health priorities for the next three years.
LiveWell Catawba uses the Community Health Assessment as a guide in addressing health priorities in Catawba County. Health priorities for 2020 to 2022 are chronic disease, behavioral health, and healthy foods & healthy weight. For a hard copy of the 2019 Catawba County Community Health assessment, contact LiveWell Catawba at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The State of the County Health Report (SOTCH) is a summary of the current health status in Catawba County. The State of the County Health Report is a supplement to the CHA and provides a brief and comprehensive overview on changes in trends related to the health priorities, updates on community initiatives, and details behind emerging trends that may impact the health of Catawba County. A copy of the most recent State of the County Health Report can be found at https://tinyurl.com/2018SOTCH.The 2020 State of the County Health Report will be available in March 2021.