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Read the Plan:
 NOTE: these are large files, please allow time to open
Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP)
Executive Summary
(8 pages)  HERE
Community Health Improvement Plan
without appendices (94 pages)
HERE
Community Health
Improvement Plan
complete report, with appendices  (586 pages)
HERE

Very large file, allow time to download. Opens fastest in Chrome
  Community Health Assessment
Comprehensive Databook
(460 pages)

HERE
***  CHIP Implementation Update  ***
2-18-13
Watch a video by Batavia's BATV about the Plan HERE
 
Community Health Improvement Plan
The 2012-2016 Kane County Community Health Improvement Plan reflects the understanding that the quality of the communities where we live, work, and play is as important to achieving good health as going to the doctor for regular checkups, proper nutrition, and adequate physical activity. There are many factors that affect our health and have a tremendous influence on health outcomes. The physical environment, social and economic factors, and clinical care all play a role in an individual’s health and are all incorporated into the plan.   
 
 
The health data for this Kane County Health Profile comes from the 2011 Kane County Community Health Assessment Survey. Link to  the GIS Interactive Map Illustrating the Profile Data
The survey collected information about:
• Physical health
• Mental health
• Medical history
• Current health practices
• Demographics
• Health of child living in household
The survey was conducted during March-July, 2011 by Northern Illinois University’s Public Opinion Laboratory. Over 1,500 randomly selected Kane County adults (18 years old and up) participated in the survey. The survey data were adjusted to Kane County’s 2009 population estimates from US Census Bureau. Survey interviews were conducted in English and Spanish.
 
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 Links:
Webinar:
Short Overview of Health Priorities
Webinar:
Community Health Assessment
Quality of Kane Website
2040 Plan
Planning for Public Health
KDOT Planning Site
 
Resources:
2011 Community Health Assessment Results: Improvement Plan Overview
Influences on Health, Broadening the Focus
Previous Kane County Planning:

2006 Community Needs Assessment and Community Health Plan (IPLAN) 

IPLAN Databook Charts 2006-07