Burke County Health Department in partnership with UNC Health Blue Ridge conducts a Community Health Assessment every three years. This document includes the most recent data available to the organization along with the feedback received through the community survey to inform our county’s health priorities for the next three years
State of the County Health Report
In interim years between assessments, a State of the County Health Report is developed. This report provides updated data and the progress on the selected initiatives.
What is a Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP)?
A long term, systematic process to address public health issues within in a community. In more simple terms, the CHIP is putting the Community Health Assessment into action. The priorities that come out the of the assessment are the foundation of the CHIP.