Community Health Reports

The Wilkes County Health Department in partnership with the Wake Forest Baptist Health-Wilkes Medical Center and the Health Foundation, Inc., as part of a local community health needs assessment (CHNA) process and accreditation process for the Wilkes County Health Department publishes a series of reports related to the health status and needs of our community, Wilkes County. Every three years the CHNA is conducted and updated. The CHNA is a comprehensive report on the state of Wilkes County's health. It covers areas all areas of health including but not limited to:

  •     Community Health Concerns
  •     Employment
  •     Health Priorities
  •     History of Wilkes County
  •     Population Demographics
  •     Socioeconomic Factors

Information regarding the county is collected through community member surveys, stakeholder surveys, state and local data. From the CHNA health priority areas are selected and community partners work together to increase awareness intervention in these areas. Click here to view most recent Community Health Needs Assessment

Additional Health Reports