Local and Tribal Health Department Tools
for PHAB Pre-Requisites

Community Health Assessment (CHA) and Health Improvement Plan (CHIP)

NACCHO Tools and Resources
  • NACCHO's Resource Center has a host of valuable information and tools to assist local health departments engage partners, stakeholders, and community members, and conduct a Community Health Assessment.
  • Using Healthy People 2020 to collaborate on assessment and planning is a 9 minute video describing how a local health department in Georgia and a major local hospital worked together to conduct a community health assessment and improvement planning process.
  • Norwalk Health Department Collaboration presentation takes a look at a strengths-based partnership between the local health department and the hospital in Norwalk, CT.
  • NACCHO's MAPP Guidance provides training modules and tools to guide a local health department through the six phases of MAPP (Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships), a community-driven strategic planning process for improving community health.
CDC Tools and Resources PHF Tools and Resources


Developing/Implementing an Agency Strategic Plan

CT Department of Public Health Strategic Planning Documents

NACCHO Tools and Resources

Other National Tools and Resources