HealthyADK contains essential information and resources to help support population health improvement efforts in the Adirondacks/North Country. Use HealthyADK as a gateway to access up-to-date data dashboards for sources of population health and socio-economic data, find key reports on regional community health assessment and planning, and connect to evidence-based resources.
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Adirondack Food System Network
A group of Adirondack food system stakeholders across the region have come together to start the Adirondack Food Systems Network with seed funding from Adirondack Foundation. The Network aims to help food systems stakeholders mount a coordinated effort to build back better food systems as the region recovers from the pandemic, centered on the values of collaboration, equity, environment, and lasting success.
ACS is a leading source for community leaders to understand changes that are taking place within their communities. It differs from the census as it is conducted every year on a monthly basis and asks more questions to provide detailed information on social, economic, and housing data within communities.
The American Lung Association analyzes data from official air quality monitors to compile the “State of the Air” report. The more you learn about the air you breathe, the more you can protect your health and take steps to make the air cleaner and healthier.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is a federal agency within the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) that administers the Medicare program and works in partnership with state governments to administer Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), and health insurance portability standards.
The Kids’ Well-Being Indicators Clearinghouse (KWIC) is a Council initiative aiming to advance the use of children’s health, education, and well-being indicators as a tool for policy development, planning, and accountability.
County Health Rankings provides data to build awareness of the multiple factors that influence health and support community leaders working to improve health and increase health equity. The Rankings are unique in their ability to measure the health of nearly every county in all 50 states, and are complemented by guidance, tools, and resources designed to accelerate community learning and action.
For more than 20 years, the Dartmouth Atlas of Health Care Project has documented glaring variations in how medical resources are distributed and used in the United States. The project uses Medicare and Medicaid data to provide information and analysis about national, regional, and local markets, as well as hospitals and their affiliated physicians.
Food security is a federal measure of a household’s ability to provide enough food for every person in the household to have an active, healthy life. Food insecurity is one way we can measure the risk of hunger. Feeding America addresses the root causes of hunger and deepens our understanding of structural and systemic inequities that disproportionately impact marginalized communities and people in need of assistance.
National Cancer Institute – Information on age-adjusted death and cancer incidence rates.
The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.
The National Environmental Public Health Tracking Network (Tracking Network) brings together health data and environment data from national, state, and city sources and provides supporting information to make the data easier to understand. The Tracking Network has data and information on environments and hazards, health effects, and population health.
The Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) is the nation’s premier system of health-related telephone surveys that collect state data about U.S. residents regarding their health-related risk behaviors, chronic conditions and use of preventive services.
The New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) is the department of the New York state government responsible for public health.
Data on violent crime rates in AHI counties from the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services.
Founded in 1980, the Siena College Research Institute (SCRI) conducts regional, statewide and national surveys on business, economic, political,
voter, social, academic and historical issues. The surveys include both expert and public opinion polls.
SCRI is frequently commissioned to conduct surveys for organizations, businesses, and local and state government agencies.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics is a unit of the United States Department of Labor. It is the principal fact-finding agency for the U.S. government in the broad field of labor economics and statistics and serves as a principal agency of the U.S. Federal Statistical System.
The U.S. Small-Area Life Expectancy Estimates Project (USALEEP) is a partnership of NCHS, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), and the National Association for Public Health Statistics and Information Systems (NAPHSIS) to produce a new measure of health for where you live. The USALEEP project produced estimates of life expectancy at birth—the average number of years a person can expect to live—for most of the census tracts in the United States for the period 2010-2015.
Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed (ALICE) provides a framework, language, statistics, and tools that community stakeholders can use to inform policy and drive innovation. The Research Center is the hub of UnitedForALICE.org – a one-stop source for exploring the latest ALICE data, on a national scale down to the local level.