2018 Needs Assessment
Our Needs Assessment process is conducted every six years to raise public awareness of health and human service needs in Rowan County and to serve as guidance in making funding decisions and developing strategies to address identified needs.
Methods used to gather information include:
- Gathering secondary data relevant to the health and social service indicators of Rowan County.
- Conducting focus group meetings of a broad representation, including county leaders, professionals and citizen volunteers.
- Conducting a statistically representative telephone survey of citizens of Rowan County to gather their input.
The 2018 Needs Assessment Report identified the following priorities: Substance Abuse, Mental Health and Healthy Lifestyles.