Tri-County Survey Launches to Identify Community Health Concerns

April 15, 2024

Healthy! Capital Counties (a collaborative effort between Barry-Eaton District Health Department, Ingham County Health Department, Mid-Michigan District Health Department, Eaton Rapids Medical Center, McLaren Greater Lansing, and University of Michigan Health - Sparrow) has launched the next cycle of the Community Health Needs Assessment, aimed at understanding and identifying the most pressing health concerns within the capital-area community. One of the first stages of this assessment is a community survey that can be completed by anyone who lives or works in Clinton, Eaton, or Ingham counties. This initiative underscores the commitment of the local health departments and hospitals to promoting the well-being of all community members in the tri-county area.

As part of the ongoing efforts to enhance community health, Healthy! Capital Counties recognizes the importance of gathering input from the community to identify areas for improvement and to tailor programs and services accordingly. The survey is designed to gather insights directly from residents, healthcare providers, and community members, to better understand the primary health concerns impacting the tri-county community.

The survey covers a wide range of topics, including but not limited to access to care, barriers to receiving care, health concerns, community resources, social determinants of health (housing, neighborhood, transportation, education, etc.), and emergency preparedness.

Healthy! Capital Counties encourages all community members, partners, and healthcare providers to participate in the survey. By sharing their perspectives and experiences, residents can help shape the future of health in the community and contribute to building a healthier, more resilient tri-county area for all.

The Community Health Needs Assessment Survey is available online at and will remain open until May 31st.

To complete a paper survey, please visit:

  • BEDHD Charlotte Office: 1033 Healthcare Dr. Charlotte, MI 48813
  • ICHD Office: 5303 S Cedar St. Lansing, MI 48911 (Health & Resource Navigation Area)
  • MMDHD Office: 1307 E. Townsend Rd. St. Johns, MI 48879

For more information about the survey or to request accommodations for participation, please contact Kara Trimbach at OR Sydney Nicholl at Thank you for your commitment to helping and improving our communities. We look forward to positive change and improvement.