Overview of public health and community health issues; discussion of public health and community health in the context of the health system and its major components; exploration of key public (national, Texas-based, and local diseases) health concerns.
Contains public data and statistics on various health topics, including: births and deaths, diseases, drugs and alcohol, environmental health, health care workforce, hospitals, injuries, and surveys and profiles.
The Brazos Valley Health Coalition (BVHC) was formed in January 2016 to act as a coordinated group to address health issues in the Brazos Valley. The BVHC, which consists of numerous social service, healthcare, education, and governmental agencies, has two main goals: 1. Conduct a community health assessment (CHA) to identify the health needs and strengths of the Brazos Valley, and 2. Create a community health improvement plan (CHIP) to determine health priorities and specific strategies that can be implemented to address the issues identified in the Community Health Assessment.
Data visualization and mapping program providing easy-to-use location analysis tools for users to create in-depth data maps, reports, and presentations drawing on robust data on demography, economy, health, politics, environment, crime and more from a variety of sources.
Among data sources included are the Decennial Census, American Community Survey (ACS), County Business Patterns, Population Estimates, LEHD and more, many available at detailed geographic levels. Users can also add their own data for visualization.
This web site provides access to 50 state reports, ranking each county within the 50 states according to its health outcomes and the multiple health factors that determine a county’s health. You can search by state, county, or ZIP code.