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Iowa's State Health Assessment (SHA)

Every 5 years, the Healthy Iowans - State Health Assessment process does three main tasks to answer the question: What are Iowa's Top Health Issues?

  1. Gets input from community members and organizations from across Iowa.
  2. Compares Iowa health data with other states and the US. 
  3. Reviews Iowa health disparities and the national Healthy People 2030 topics.  

2021-2022 SHA

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To stay up to date with the Healthy Iowans process, please subscribe to the monthly Healthy Iowans newsletter. This newsletter provides updates on the Healthy Iowans SHA/SHIP, and also includes links to pertinent public health trainings, events, news and resources.


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