Ideas for Action


On September 26, 2018, The Medical Center of Peach County-Navicent Health convened a group of community stakeholders (representing a cross-section of community-based agencies and organizations) to evaluate, discuss and prioritize health issues for community, based on findings of this Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA). This exercise yielded the following health topics prioritized for action:

  1. Nutrition, Physical Activity, & Weight

  2. Diabetes

  3. Heart Disease & Stroke

  4. Access to Healthcare Services

  5. Mental Health

  6. Substance Abuse

  7. Sexually Transmitted Diseases

  8. Infant Health

  9. Respiratory Diseases

  10. Kidney Disease

  11. Injury & Violence

  12. HIV/AIDS

  13. Cancer

  14. Tobacco Use

  15. Potentially Disabling Conditions

  16. Dementias, Including Alzheimer's Disease