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Community Health Improvement Dashboard

According to Minnesota Department of Health, Office of Performance Improvemen, a Community Health [Needs] Assessment provides the foundation for improving and promoting the health of the community. Olmsted County's 2016 Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) identifies and describes the top 5 factors that affect the health of Olmsted County population, and factors that determine the availability of resources within the community to adequately address health concerns.

Community Health Improvement Collective Impact

 

Collaboration Framework

Collaboration Framework

Workgroup Charters

Workgroup Charters

Foundational Components Status

Foundational Components Status

Partnerships

Partnerships

 Through the assessment process, Olmsted County Community Health Improvement Plan identifies and describes the health status of the community; factors in the community that contribute to health challenges; and existing community assets and resources that can be mobilized to improve the health status of the community.

The Community Health [Needs] Assessment, therefore, assures that local resources are directed toward activities and interventions that address critical and timely public health needs.

By working with various community workgroups, this Community Health Beam website aims to supplement official information contained in the Olmsted County Public Health website.

A sample of health-related organizations and projects. Click => LINK <== dynamic search

Health-Related Organizations
Mental Health Organizations

45 Organizations(s) registered...

 

Obesity

20 Organizations(s) registered...

 

Financial Stress/Homelessness

51 Organizations(s) registered...

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Diabetes

25 Organizations(s) registered...

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Vaccine Preventable Diseases

19 Organizations(s) registered...

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Community Health Improvement Projects
Mental Health

Engage the Community

  • Mental Health, Obesity, Financial Stress/Homelessness, Diabetes, Vaccine Preventable Diseases (Rochester Public Library): Expand Goal 2 of the library's strategic plan: "Engage the Community"

Families Matter Mental Health Collaboration

  • Mental Health (United Way of Olmsted County): United Way works toward improving overall health in our community. Without good, stable health, peop ...

Healthy Immigrant Families

  • Mental Health, Obesity, Financial Stress/Homelessness (Rochester Healthy Community Partnership (RHCP)): Description Immigrants and refugees arrive to the United States healthier than the general popula ...

Improve health insurance coverage for minority groups in Southeast Minnesota

  • Mental Health, Obesity, Financial Stress/Homelessness, Diabetes, Vaccine Preventable Diseases (TBD): While MNsure boasts of plummeting uninsured rates among Minnesotans, a closer look shows that certai ...

In City for Good (In the Shadow of Growth)

  • Mental Health (In the City for Good Steering Committee): City for Good is coalition of eight Action Groups addressing deficiencies in the DMC plan: Living Wa ...

It's That Easy

  • Mental Health (The Center Clinic ): Teaching evening classes to Latino parents about Parent Child Connectedness and how this relationshi ...

MN Legislative Propose to increase funding for mental health care services

  • Mental Health (National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of SE MN): Mental illness and its impact on individuals and communities has long been noted as a challenge with ...

Managing Depression and Anxiety in the outpatient setting

  • Mental Health (Mayo Clinic IBH/ECH Social Work): Depression and anxiety needs concise assessment at the outpatient setting. Some patients who receive ...

Mayo Clinic Health Disparities Research

  • Mental Health, Obesity, Diabetes, Vaccine Preventable Diseases (Mayo Clinic): Health Disparities Research supports meaningful research to identify and address health disparities ...

Mental Health First Aid

  • Mental Health (National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of SE MN Close the dialog): TBD

 

Obesity

Complete Health Improvement Program (CHIP)

  • Obesity, Diabetes (Lotus Health Foundation): The Complete Health Improvement Program (CHIP) was developed by Dr. Hans Diehl, a Clinical Professor ...

Engage the Community

  • Mental Health, Obesity, Financial Stress/Homelessness, Diabetes, Vaccine Preventable Diseases (Rochester Public Library): Expand Goal 2 of the library's strategic plan: "Engage the Community"

Food for Thought for Diversity Wellness

  • Obesity, Diabetes (Diversity Council/Lotus Foundation): Food and nutrition is important to all people. Access to nutrition is especially important to margin ...

Healthy Immigrant Families

  • Mental Health, Obesity, Financial Stress/Homelessness (Rochester Healthy Community Partnership (RHCP)): Description Immigrants and refugees arrive to the United States healthier than the general popula ...

Improve health insurance coverage for minority groups in Southeast Minnesota

  • Mental Health, Obesity, Financial Stress/Homelessness, Diabetes, Vaccine Preventable Diseases (TBD): While MNsure boasts of plummeting uninsured rates among Minnesotans, a closer look shows that certai ...

Integrated Recreation, Education, Living pace (iREL) Rochester Family Y 2020 Plan Concept

  • Obesity, Diabetes (Rochester Area Family Y): Plan for the next 50 years of the Y in Rochester Area to contribute to: Healthy Living, Social Responsibility and Youth Development.

Mayo Clinic Health Disparities Research

  • Mental Health, Obesity, Diabetes, Vaccine Preventable Diseases (Mayo Clinic): Health Disparities Research supports meaningful research to identify and address health disparities ...

OC Find it!

  • Mental Health, Obesity, Financial Stress/Homelessness, Diabetes, Vaccine Preventable Diseases (Olmsted County Community Services): OC Find It! is a free mobile App designed to help people find information about the services and pro ...

Olmsted County, MN Community Health Improvement

  • Mental Health, Obesity, Financial Stress/Homelessness, Diabetes, Vaccine Preventable Diseases (Olmsted County Public Health Services): The Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP) for Olmsted County serves as a first step towards true ...

Patient Family Advisory Council Integration

  • Mental Health, Obesity, Diabetes, Vaccine Preventable Diseases (Mayo ): Rochester-Area hospitals, in particular, Mayo Clinic, are running multiple Patient Family Advisory C ...

 

Financial Stress/Homelessness

2016-2020 Housing Framework

  • Financial Stress/Homelessness (Rochester Area Foundation): The Maxfield study found that the vacancy rate for affordable senior rentals was 0.8 percent in Dece ...

Bridges to Success

  • Financial Stress/Homelessness (United Way of Olmsted County): Hawthorne's Bridges to Success program provides short-term job training and collection preparation t ...

Community Center Northwest of Rochester (Empowerment Center)

  • Financial Stress/Homelessness (Center City Housing): A project for homeless families in the Rochester area is seeking funding for what the planners are c ...

DMC Transportation Infrastructure Management

  • Financial Stress/Homelessness (SRF Consulting): While there are several different plans being proposed, there is a need to interconnect all those pi ...

Engage the Community

  • Mental Health, Obesity, Financial Stress/Homelessness, Diabetes, Vaccine Preventable Diseases (Rochester Public Library): Expand Goal 2 of the library's strategic plan: "Engage the Community"

First Avenue Flats

  • Financial Stress/Homelessness (Joseph Development): $4.9M - Central Station: A downtown development that has garnered favor with city officials for pr ...

Gage East Apartments

  • Financial Stress/Homelessness (Center City Housing): As the city of Rochester continues to grow and develop, concerns remain for those who have been left ...

Healthy Immigrant Families

  • Mental Health, Obesity, Financial Stress/Homelessness (Rochester Healthy Community Partnership (RHCP)): Description Immigrants and refugees arrive to the United States healthier than the general popula ...

HubWorks.mn (employment hub)

  • Financial Stress/Homelessness (Rochester-area Chamber of Commerce): A central community portal for employers and job seekers to connect and to find other information ab ...

Improve health insurance coverage for minority groups in Southeast Minnesota

  • Mental Health, Obesity, Financial Stress/Homelessness, Diabetes, Vaccine Preventable Diseases (TBD): While MNsure boasts of plummeting uninsured rates among Minnesotans, a closer look shows that certai ...

 

Diabetes

Complete Health Improvement Program (CHIP)

  • Obesity, Diabetes (Lotus Health Foundation): The Complete Health Improvement Program (CHIP) was developed by Dr. Hans Diehl, a Clinical Professor ...

Engage the Community

  • Mental Health, Obesity, Financial Stress/Homelessness, Diabetes, Vaccine Preventable Diseases (Rochester Public Library): Expand Goal 2 of the library's strategic plan: "Engage the Community"

Food for Thought for Diversity Wellness

  • Obesity, Diabetes (Diversity Council/Lotus Foundation): Food and nutrition is important to all people. Access to nutrition is especially important to margin ...

Improve health insurance coverage for minority groups in Southeast Minnesota

  • Mental Health, Obesity, Financial Stress/Homelessness, Diabetes, Vaccine Preventable Diseases (TBD): While MNsure boasts of plummeting uninsured rates among Minnesotans, a closer look shows that certai ...

Integrated Recreation, Education, Living pace (iREL) Rochester Family Y 2020 Plan Concept

  • Obesity, Diabetes (Rochester Area Family Y): Plan for the next 50 years of the Y in Rochester Area to contribute to: Healthy Living, Social Responsibility and Youth Development.

Living Well with Chronic Conditions

  • Diabetes, Vaccine Preventable Diseases (Elder Network): Gain skills to manage their condition by valuing the power of small steps and having the support and ...

Mayo Clinic Health Disparities Research

  • Mental Health, Obesity, Diabetes, Vaccine Preventable Diseases (Mayo Clinic): Health Disparities Research supports meaningful research to identify and address health disparities ...

OC Find it!

  • Mental Health, Obesity, Financial Stress/Homelessness, Diabetes, Vaccine Preventable Diseases (Olmsted County Community Services): OC Find It! is a free mobile App designed to help people find information about the services and pro ...

Olmsted County, MN Community Health Improvement

  • Mental Health, Obesity, Financial Stress/Homelessness, Diabetes, Vaccine Preventable Diseases (Olmsted County Public Health Services): The Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP) for Olmsted County serves as a first step towards true ...

Patient Family Advisory Council Integration

  • Mental Health, Obesity, Diabetes, Vaccine Preventable Diseases (Mayo ): Rochester-Area hospitals, in particular, Mayo Clinic, are running multiple Patient Family Advisory C ...

 

Vaccine Preventable Diseases

Engage the Community

  • Mental Health, Obesity, Financial Stress/Homelessness, Diabetes, Vaccine Preventable Diseases (Rochester Public Library): Expand Goal 2 of the library's strategic plan: "Engage the Community"

Improve health insurance coverage for minority groups in Southeast Minnesota

  • Mental Health, Obesity, Financial Stress/Homelessness, Diabetes, Vaccine Preventable Diseases (TBD): While MNsure boasts of plummeting uninsured rates among Minnesotans, a closer look shows that certai ...

Living Well with Chronic Conditions

  • Diabetes, Vaccine Preventable Diseases (Elder Network): Gain skills to manage their condition by valuing the power of small steps and having the support and ...

Mayo Clinic Health Disparities Research

  • Mental Health, Obesity, Diabetes, Vaccine Preventable Diseases (Mayo Clinic): Health Disparities Research supports meaningful research to identify and address health disparities ...

OC Find it!

  • Mental Health, Obesity, Financial Stress/Homelessness, Diabetes, Vaccine Preventable Diseases (Olmsted County Community Services): OC Find It! is a free mobile App designed to help people find information about the services and pro ...

Olmsted County, MN Community Health Improvement

  • Mental Health, Obesity, Financial Stress/Homelessness, Diabetes, Vaccine Preventable Diseases (Olmsted County Public Health Services): The Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP) for Olmsted County serves as a first step towards true ...

Patient Family Advisory Council Integration

  • Mental Health, Obesity, Diabetes, Vaccine Preventable Diseases (Mayo ): Rochester-Area hospitals, in particular, Mayo Clinic, are running multiple Patient Family Advisory C ...

Population Health Science Program

  • Mental Health, Obesity, Financial Stress/Homelessness, Diabetes, Vaccine Preventable Diseases (Mayo Clinic): The Population Health Science Program in the Mayo Clinic Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Center for t ...

Research for community education course on Advance Directives

  • Mental Health, Vaccine Preventable Diseases (Seasons Hospice): Interested in researching one or more of the following medical interventions: CPR, ventilators, dial ...

 

Health Metrics

Data from 2016 Olmsted County Public Health Report

Mortality/Morbidity

Mortality/Morbidity

Health Behaviors

Health Behaviors

Clinical Care

Clinical Care

Social and Economic

Social and Economic

Physical Environment

Physical Environment
      

Community Status/News

In the Shadow of Growth Forum: Pathways to Prosperity and Well-being (October 17, 2017)

At the October 5 C4G forum, Paul Flesinner talked about a national pilot project to stop generational poverty and what we need to do within the current system to accomplish this now.

Read more ...

What's the vision for Saint Marys Place subdistrict? (October 11, 2017)

PB Reporting: "A Destination Medical Center rendering provides a potential look at the future St. Marys Place. Community input is being sought this week as a final design concept nears."

Read more ...

Taylor Arena Replacement (October 09, 2017)

Discussion of a proposed arena project connected to Mayo Civic Center will continue Tuesday.

The Mayo Civic Center Commission will hear a presentation from London-based PricewaterhouseCoopers regarding an analysis of a proposed sport and entertainment arena to replace Taylor Arena.

Read more ...

Journey of Peace 2017 Planning Workgroup (October 05, 2017)

Agenda outline for the October event, August 23 Meeting Agenda and May 24 meeting notes.

Read more ...

University of Minnesota, Rochester Master Plan (October 01, 2017)

PB reports "The University of Minnesota Rochester is taking another step toward its future goal of building a 10-acre college campus at the edge of downtown."

Read more ...

Diversity Council Rochester Area Racial Attitude Survey (September 30, 2017)

Luther College researchers released a Diversity Council presentation: At the Cross Roads: 2016 Olmsted County Racial Attitudes and Actions Survey

Read more ...

Mayo Clinic Health Disparities Research Lecture by Dr. David Williams (September 27, 2017)

Dr. David Williams in his Keynote Address at the Mayo Research 2017 Annual Health Equity retreat.

Read more ...

City Council Discussing Affordable Housing (September 21, 2017)

City Council's Committee at Large discussed Affordable Housing andCouncilman Michael Wojcik's counter proposal. 

Read more ...

September, August , July , June & May News from Community Focus Team (September 11, 2017)

September, August, July, June and May, 2017 Community Focus Team news and meeting notes.

Read more ...

MN Department of Education education data analysis (September 10, 2017)

Great opportunity to get connected with deeper data collection and analysis on education outcomes. 

Read more ...

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Community Status/News

In the Shadow of Growth Forum: Pathways to Prosperity and Well-being (October 17, 2017)

At the October 5 C4G forum, Paul Flesinner talked about a national pilot project to stop generational poverty and what we need to do within the current system to accomplish this now.

Read more ...

What's the vision for Saint Marys Place subdistrict? (October 11, 2017)

PB Reporting: "A Destination Medical Center rendering provides a potential look at the future St. Marys Place. Community input is being sought this week as a final design concept nears."

Read more ...

Taylor Arena Replacement (October 09, 2017)

Discussion of a proposed arena project connected to Mayo Civic Center will continue Tuesday.

The Mayo Civic Center Commission will hear a presentation from London-based PricewaterhouseCoopers regarding an analysis of a proposed sport and entertainment arena to replace Taylor Arena.

Read more ...

Journey of Peace 2017 Planning Workgroup (October 05, 2017)

Agenda outline for the October event, August 23 Meeting Agenda and May 24 meeting notes.

Read more ...

University of Minnesota, Rochester Master Plan (October 01, 2017)

PB reports "The University of Minnesota Rochester is taking another step toward its future goal of building a 10-acre college campus at the edge of downtown."

Read more ...

Diversity Council Rochester Area Racial Attitude Survey (September 30, 2017)

Luther College researchers released a Diversity Council presentation: At the Cross Roads: 2016 Olmsted County Racial Attitudes and Actions Survey

Read more ...

Mayo Clinic Health Disparities Research Lecture by Dr. David Williams (September 27, 2017)

Dr. David Williams in his Keynote Address at the Mayo Research 2017 Annual Health Equity retreat.

Read more ...

City Council Discussing Affordable Housing (September 21, 2017)

City Council's Committee at Large discussed Affordable Housing andCouncilman Michael Wojcik's counter proposal. 

Read more ...

September, August , July , June & May News from Community Focus Team (September 11, 2017)

September, August, July, June and May, 2017 Community Focus Team news and meeting notes.

Read more ...

MN Department of Education education data analysis (September 10, 2017)

Great opportunity to get connected with deeper data collection and analysis on education outcomes. 

Read more ...

Search more Beam status ...