Monday, October 19, 2015

Partners Conduct Hancock County Community Health Needs Assessment

Healthy Acadia and Mount Desert Island Hospital are seeking your input about the health needs and opportunities of communities across Hancock County. This survey will support community partners across Hancock County in their work to develop strategies that build healthier communities. All community input is vital, helping to assess the services currently provided and plan for community health work in the coming years.

The survey should only take about 10 minutes to complete and is available online at A print version is available at various community locations,
at, or by contacting Shoshona Smith at 667­7171 or

The survey will be closed after October 31st, so please take this opportunity to share your voice now.

Healthy Acadia is happy to organize a discussion with work, school, church or other community groups to gather perspectives on community health strengths, needs and opportunities. These discussions are lively and engaging, providing additional important ways for community members to voice their views, concerns, ideas and interests.

Community involvement from across Hancock County will make all the difference in ensuring that this assessment and planning process best reflects the needs, opportunities and priorities throughout our communities.

If you would like to receive a paper survey, set up a discussion group, or for more information, please contact Shoshona Smith, at 667­7171