CHNA participation is open to anyone interested in working with others to improve the health and well-being of local residents and communities.


why participate in a chna? 

CHNA's play an important role in addressing statewide public health priorities, including:

  • Eliminating racial and ethnic health  disparities and their social determinants
  • Promoting wellness in the home, workplace, school, and community
  • Preventing and managing chronic disease

CHNA partners have the opportunity to:

  • Gain knowledge about health related issues and topics
  • Advocate for health issues that are important to their community
  • Network and share ideas
  • Participate in designing and implementing health improvement projects
  • Work with others to enrich their community
  • Give back to their community

Here are some of the activities that community partners participate in: 

  • Attend CHNA meetings and events
  • Networking with other CHNA community partners
  • Assist in data collection
  • Directing public relations projects
  • Planning community-based presentations
  • Participating in grant allocation review
  • Recruiting new partners
  • Building community events
  • Working on finance and budget