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The Four MAPP Assessments

Contact: Health Improvement Planning Unit

The MAPP Assessments: Community Themes and Strengths, Forces of Change and Local Public Health System Assessment


  • Learn the benefits of conducting assessments
  • Become familiar with methods of soliciting community input
  • Identify categories of potential forces of change agents
  • Define the local public health system

Related resources: Florida MAPP Field Guide The Four Assessments  Community Themes & Strengths   Forces of Change   Local Public Health System

Local Public Health System Assessment and National Initiatives - Ten Essential Services, Healthy People 2020, and National Public Health Performance Standards

Overview of the Local Public Health System Assessment

Organize for Implementation

Using the Local Public Health System Assessment Instrument

Completing the Assessment and Submitting Data

Training for Facilitators

Using the Data

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