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Bid Title: Community Health Needs Assessment
Category: Health
Status: Open

Description:

The CONTRACTOR will develop and deliver a community health needs assessment which meets PHAB (Public Health Accreditation Board) standards and follows the MAPP (Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships) process.

  1. Perform a gaps and weakness scan of current community health needs assessment.
  2. Create a detailed implementation plan for community health needs assessment methods; attend monthly meetings with CCHD staff and identified stakeholders.
  3. Implement a series of community health needs assessment methods including:
    1. Obtaining secondary data.
    2. Hold focus groups across Cass County to identify community assets and barriers to health.
    3. Perform key informant interviews across Cass County to identify community assets and barriers to health.
    4. Development and web administration of community concerns surveys to gauge health concerns held by community residents.
    5. A Local Public Health System Assessment using standardized National Public Health Performance Standards.
    6. Complete an analysis of resulting quantitative and qualitative data.
      1. Include the twelve indicators of health when collecting and analyzing data: 
        1. demographic characteristics,
        2. socioeconomic characteristics,
        3. health resource availability,
        4. quality of life,
        5. behavioral risk factors,
        6. environmental health indicators,
        7. social and mental health,
        8. maternal and child health,
        9. death, illness, and injury,
        10. communicable disease,
        11. sentinel events, and
        12. policy environment.
        13. Facilitate two community forums to share results of the community health needs assessment and seek stakeholder feedback.
        14. Facilitate prioritization of health issues to be addressed through planning.
        15. Create a community health needs assessment report for dissemination.

Publication Date/Time:
5/9/2019 4:00 PM
Closing Date/Time:
6/14/2019 4:00 PM
Contact Person:
Amanda Prough, at 816-380-8441; amandapr@casscounty.com

Send mailed proposals to Cass County Health Department Attn: Amanda Prough, 300 S. Main St. Harrisonville, MO 64701

Qualifications:
The contractor should have expertise in performing community health needs assessments for local public health departments.
Miscellaneous:
Proposals are due Friday, June 14, 2019 by 4:00 pm CST and may be submitted either electronically via email or by mail (email is the preferred method). Send emailed proposals to amandapr@casscounty.com with subject line, “Community Health Needs Assessment”.
Proposals must be provided in PDF format.
It is the responsibility of the person submitting a proposal by email to ensure that the proposal has been received by the appropriate CCHD staff, and not blocked by a spam filter or rejected because of large attachments. To confirm receipt, or for questions concerning the content of this RFP, you may contact Amanda Prough.
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