North Carolina Institute for Public Health
Community Assessment and Strategy
We provide technical assistance to public health and health care partners to improve the health of communities in North Carolina and beyond.
We have expertise in a wide range of areas:
We focus our work on not only collecting, analyzing and visualizing, but doing so in a way that creates impact and improves decision making. We often work with state and local health departments, nonprofits and hospital and healthcare systems.
Services & Programs
Data Collection, Analysis and Visualization
NCIPH partners with Chatham County for COVID-19 Community Survey and Dashboard.The survey was designed to better understand the prevalence of COVID-19 and its impacts on the community. Respondents answered questions about following the 3 Ws, a potential COVID-19 vaccine and how the pandemic has affected residents’ lives. Read more.
In the summer of 2020, NCIPH partnered with Granville-Vance Public Helath to create social media posts, radio messages, and print materials to provide accurate, effective messages about coronavirus to residents of Granville and Vance counties
With the Risk Management section of NC DPS, NCIPH created The NC Social Vulnerability Index Mapping Tool. Understanding where these vulnerable populations are located and what factors contribute to their social vulnerability can aid in all phases of a disaster.