Sullivan County Building Healthy Communities Needs Assessment

For the Sullivan County (NY) Department of Public Health Services, CGR evaluated existing resources, unmet needs, barriers and stakeholder perceptions regarding physical activity and nutrition in the county. In addition to data analysis, the assessment included more than 20 interviews with key stakeholders and online surveys. The needs assessment was part of a larger project funded by the NYS Department of Health to assist counties developing local action plans for policy and environmental changes related to the physical activity and nutrition priority area of NY’s Prevention Agenda Towards the Healthiest State.

Report Date: Apr 2010
Author(s): David Liebschutz , Maria Ayoob
Subject(s): Health
Location: Sullivan, New York