The 2016 Burke County Community Health Needs Assessment is officially complete! The Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) was completed through a collaborative effort between the Burke County Health Department (BCHD) and Carolinas HealthCare System Blue Ridge, along with several organizations that comprise the Burke Wellness Initiative. Burke Substance Abuse Network members took an active role in contributing to the CHNA.
Of particular note are the top two priorities identified by the assessment, which are mental health and substance use/ misuse. Priorities were determined through extensive community surveys and focus groups. For the full report please download the pdf below.