3.Cultural and Linguistic Barriers-a.Prevent refugees from integrating into American Society (Coordinated Community Health Needs Assessment: Key Informant Interviews, 2016).4.Weather-a.Extreme heat and climate is a barrier to improving health (Coordinated Community Health Needs Assessment: Key Informant Interviews, 2016).Her reference should be (Coordinated Community Health Needs Assessment: Key Informant Interviews, 2016). Not sure why she has Arizona Health? May need to getclarification from her k.Challenges with any identified social determinates of health (a)Continually growing population(b)Child safety(c)Access to Health Care(d)Teen Pregnancy (Maricopa County, Arizona Building a Culture of Health, n.d.)(e)Extreme heat conditions
(f)Employment Conditions(g)Public Health Conditions (The Commission on Social Determinants of Health, n.d.). 3.Summary of community assessment: - (a)funding sources 1.“The Community Services Division is funded through a combination of state, federal, and local funds. The Community Service Block Grant provides core funding to the Division, critical for the administration and provisions of direct financial services as well as the attainment, coordination, and leveraging of other fund sources to meet the needs of the local communities(Funding Sources | Maricopa County, AZ, n.d.)”(b)Partnerships According to Maricopa County’s government site are as follows: 1.Alliance for Children and Youth with Unique Challenges (ACYUC)1.The Alliance unites guardians of children and youth with unique challenges with providers who help children and families with those challenges. Together, members look to boost inclusion of these children and youth, and support policies that do the same.2.Arizona Alliance for Livable Communities (AALC)1.AALC’s goal is to educate, engage, and encourage communities and decision makers to change cities and towns in ways that improve health, livability, and well-
being.Maricopa County Public Health works to achieve these outcomes with professionals from the fields of community planning, land use, conservation, community health, transportation, and public policy.
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