Community Health Assessment

Central Racine County Health Department Community Health Assessment

Central Racine County Health Department must conduct a community health assessment (CHA) every five years, per Wisconsin Administrative Code, DHS Chapter 140. The CHA includes collecting, reviewing, and analyzing health data in the community. This report helps us understand the demographics, risk factors and health status of our community to help us make plans to improve our community’s health together. Data for this report was collected from a variety of primary and secondary data sources and was compiled per the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) Core Indicator List, organized around the following questions.

Who are we and what do we bring to the table?

  • Category 1: Demographic Characteristics
  • Category 2: Socioeconomic Characteristics
  • Category 3: Health Resource Availability

What are the strengths and risks in our community that contribute to health?

  • Category 4: Quality of Life
  • Category 5: Behavioral Risk Factors
  • Category 6: Environmental Health Indicators

What is our health status?

  • Category 7: Social and Mental Health
  • Category 8: Maternal and Child Health
  • Category 9: Death, Illness, and Injury
  • Category 10: Infectious Disease
  • Category 11: Sentinel Events