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Health Opinion Survey Seeks Public Input

May 04, 2018

FAYETTEVILLE – Cumberland County residents are invited to complete a community health opinion survey as part of the 2018 Community Health Needs Assessment.

The Cumberland County Department of Public Health and Cape Fear Valley Health System are collaborating with other agencies and organizations to complete the 2018 Community Health Needs Assessment. The survey will gather information about the health and well-being of Cumberland County residents and help identify needs, concerns and health problems based upon community opinion.

This assessment is being undertaken by a partnership of 33 counties, hospitals, health systems, and health departments in Eastern North Carolina. It allows these partners to better understand the health status and needs of the community they serve and use the knowledge gained to implement programs that will benefit the community.

A community health needs assessment report and action plans will be developed based on the survey data and additional information pulled from state databases.

Residents are asked to take a few minutes to complete the online survey before midnight on June 30. To access the survey in English, go to www.surveymonkey.com/r/healthenc.   

The Spanish version is available at  es.surveymonkey.com/r/saludestedecarolinadelnorte 

Survey links are also posted on the Health Department’s webpage at www.co.cumberland.nc.us/health.

If you have questions about the survey, contact Stepheria Nicholson at snicholson@co.cumberland.nc.us or 910-433-3893 or William Haithcock at whaith@capefearvalley.com or 910-615-7667.

Hard copies of the survey are available in English and Spanish at the Health Department (1235 Ramsey St, Fayetteville), any of the eight Cumberland County Library branches, or by contacting Nicholson or Haithcock.

 

If you would like more information about the Cumberland County Department of Public Health’s programs and services, health-related data, or community resources, please call 910-433-3600 or visit with someone at the information desk, or visit our website at co.cumberland.nc.us/health. Comments are welcome and can be submitted on our website at co.cumberland.nc.us/feedback. The Health Department is located at 1235 Ramsey St. in Fayetteville.