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Topic 2.1 Defining the Community and Identifying Contacts

bullet Community Contacts

Concerns of all community members are important and must be addressed during the public health assessment process. Some members of the community might become more active in the public health assessment process and be willing to work with the public health assessment team to develop communication plans that will effectively serve all community members.

From the list below, select the sources of information the health assessor might use to identify people who might help the public health assessment team reach other community members. Do this by clicking on a checkbox next to the entry you wish to select. Then click on the View Correct Selections link to check your answers.

Telephone directory

Local newspapers

Local television stations

Reporters of stories related to the site

Community organizers


View Correct Selections

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Why is it important to talk with people in the community before planning a community meeting?

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Contact List Table—one tool to help organize community contact information (51KB PDF file)

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Community Check List For Site Activities


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