Planning for a Healthy Community Begins Here
Franklin County Public Health and our partners collect data to target public health issues that are important to our community today and tomorrow. The information generated here can be used for
A community health assessment is a process that uses quantitative and qualitative methods to systematically collect and analyze data to understand health within a specific community.
A community health improvement plan is a long-term, systematic effort to address public health problems on the basis of the results of community health assessment activities and the community health improvement process.
Community Health Map
This community health needs assessment is the result of a broad collaborative effort, coordinated by the Central Ohio Hospital Council (COHC), and is intended to help the local public health system better understand the health needs and priorities of Franklin County residents.
The 2016 Health Map is an update to the initial Health Map 2013. In some cases, new indicators were identified for 2016 that were not included in the previous report.
Additional data resources are measured at the local state and national level. Click on the links below for each source, or their direct link to the data available.
Franklin County Health Assessment and Wellness
Leading Cause of Mortality (CDC, WHO)
County Health Rankings
Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)
Healthy People 2010/2020
Ohio Department of Health Data Information Warehouse
- Annual Summary of Infectious Diseases 2015
- Infectious Disease Reporting System (IDRS)
- Columbus & Franklin County Seasonal Influenza surveillance reports
- Benchmarking Central Ohio 2013