Franklin County’s Health Status Announced April 18
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa.– Summit Health, in cooperation with Penn State Institute of State and Regional Affairs, will announce the results of the 2012 Community Health Needs Assessment of Franklin County and Shippensburg Thursday, April 18, from 1 to 4 p.m. at Green Grove Gardens, 1032 Buchanan Trail East, Greencastle, Pa.
Four health priorities for the county will be announced. The priorities will guide community organizations in planning programs and prioritizing funding.
The advisory group for the community health needs assessment included key leaders from local school districts, state and county agencies, local non-profit groups, faith-based groups, higher education, and local health care.
Gina Calhoun, a Franklin County native, will provide the keynote address. Calhoun is the National Director for Wellness & Recovery Education at the Copeland Center for Wellness and Recovery in Brattleboro, Vermont.
The event is open to the public. Registration is required by April 11. Visit www.summithealth.org/CHNA to register, or call (717) 262-4472.
Summit Health, a non-profit organization, is dedicated to building a healthier community through leading-edge medical technology, skilled physicians, caring staff, and convenient locations. Summit Health’s comprehensive selection of services and providers includes family physicians, surgeons, specialists, diagnostic services, a women’s health center, a fitness center, two walk-in care centers, and two award-winning hospitals. For more information about Summit Health, call (717) 267-7136 or visit www.SummitHealth.org.