The aim of this project is to provide a robust and engaging online community where Community Health Workers of Missouri can share resources, make recommendations, and access professional development resources. CARES provides web development, data access, and tools to help Community Health Workers across the state better serve their communities.
RegionalNeeds.org is an interactive Community Needs Assessment sponsored by the United Way of Greater St. Louis. The CNA spans 16 counties across two states (Illinois and Missouri). The CNA serves the St. Louis community as a foundation to better understand what challenges people in the region are facing. The report also highlights the most common needs across the Greater St. Louis region.
The U.S. News Healthiest Communities relies on CARES to provide data and data analysis for their annual rankings. The Healthiest Communities rankings measure crucial health-related components of society. The project scores nearly 3,000 counties on 84 indicators across 10 categories that drive overall community health.
The Virginia Department of Public Health and the Virginia Hospital Association have partnered with CARES to build a Community Health Needs Assessment tool to support and align public health departments, hospitals, community health centers, and others across the state in meeting targeted health goals.
The Rural Communities Opioid Response Program Hub (ROR) supports rural community and county-based grantees with substance abuse and opioid related data. These data are used to support application processes, community assessment, reporting, and evaluation.