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Needs assessment sets health priorities for Klickitat County


In the fall of 2013, Klickitat County participated in a Gorge-wide Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA), which is a process of evaluating the health needs and assets of a community. It assists hospitals and organizations in prioritizing identified needs and developing strategies to address them.

The collaborative assessment of five counties was designed to set priorities for the region, recognizing residents of the Gorge share resources across state lines. Skyline Hospital, Klickitat Valley Health (KVH), and the Klickitat County Health Department (KCHD) contributed to the survey, and local information specific to Klickitat County was collected and analyzed. Currently, these three org...

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