Ideas for Action


On June 16, 2016, Augusta 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. Mental Health

  4. Heart Disease & Stroke

  5. Substance Abuse

  6. Access to Healthcare Services

  7. Cancer

  8. Tobacco Use

  9. Inury & Violence

  10. Respiratory Diseases

  11. Dementia, Including Alzheimer’s Disease

  12. Chronic Kidney Disease

  13. Oral Health