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Community Assessment

Research guide created to help you locate resources for assessing a community in NYC.

Community Health Assessment

What is a community health assessment?

A community health assessment is a systematic examination of the health status indicators for a given population that is used to identify key problems in a community. The ultimate goal of this kind of study, which is sometimes called a community diagnosis, is to develop strategies to address local health needs.

New York State Department of Health

New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygeine

Healthy People

National Vital Statistics System