Ideas for Action


After reviewing the Child & Adolescent Health Needs Assessment findings, county and local public health officers, community and business leaders, social service providers, as well as internal stakeholders of Nicklaus Children’s Hospital met to evaluate and prioritize the top health needs for our community. This exercise yielded the following health topics prioritized for action:

  1. Access to Healthcare Services

  2. Nutrition, Physical Activity & Weight

  3. Mental Health

  4. Diabetes

  5. Asthma & Other Respiratory Conditions

  6. Vision, Hearing & Speech Conditions

  7. Substance Abuse

  8. Oral Health

  9. Injury & Violence

  10. Potentially Disabling Conditions