2.2 Developing Ways to Communicate with Community Members
Further Community Characterization
Once the community is defined and initial contact is made with community
members and other agencies, the health assessor or some other member of
the health assessment team might want to visit the community to learn
more about it before meeting with community members. While inspecting
the area, the health assessor might use a demographic tool (7KB PDF file) to help note locations of important community
features in relation to the site. This information is helpful in verifying
information gathered about the community before visiting the area and
in developing communication plans.
From the following list, identify three types of information that a health
assessor might observe while visiting the area near a site. To do this,
left click on an entry you wish to select and drag and drop it into the
green box. Then click on View
Correct Selections to check your answers.
Once the community is defined, does that mean the community cannot
be redefined during the public health assessment process?