- Raising awareness in the general community about the multiple factors that influence health via media interviews and follow-up conversations.
- Initiating community health assessment and planning efforts where none previously existed.
- Celebrating successes and promoting existing community health improvement efforts.
- Informing policy makers, particularly Local Boards of Health, about the many factors that affect a community's health and about community health improvement planning.
- Revitalizing or refining existing community health assessment and improvement plans.
- Citing the County Health Rankings as justification in securing grant funding to conduct community health improvement efforts and/or to address the determinants of health.
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