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The Community Health Needs Assessment of the Poor & Extremely Poor of West Texas unveils important health needs requiring community action for solutions and progress. The research team encourages counties, communities, and stakeholders to utilize our findings as well as other available resources to address their community health needs.

The following are examples of some of the many resources available:

CDC - Community Health Improvement Navigator

The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention’s Community Health Improvement Navigator (CHI Navigator) is a website for people who lead or participate in CHI work within hospitals and health systems, public health agencies, and other community organizations. 

NACHC - Catalog of Community Health Needs Assessment Tools and Resources

The National Association of Community Health Centers’ catalog provides a thorough list of the available tools and resources for conducting a CHNA, including a brief description, a link to the resource, a list of notable features, the target audience, examples of use, and the cost to access the resource. 

NBCH - Creating Healthy Communities: The Planning Stage

The National Business Coalition on Health’s Technical Action Guide summarizes the approach to developing a community action plan (CAP). This guide offers a set of best practice recommendations for coalitions to follow in replicating this process of stakeholder consensus building to improve health outcomes in their communities.  

NBCH - Creating Healthy Communities: The Implementation Stage

The National Business Coalition on Health’s Technical Action Guide summarizes the approach to implementation of a community action plan (CAP). This guide offers a set of best practice recommendations for coalitions to follow in replicating this process of initiating and evaluating robust change strategies to improve community health outcomes.

Good and Cheap by Leeanne Brown

 Good and Cheap is a free pdf cookbook for people with very tight budgets, particularly those on SNAP/Food Stamp benefits

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