Marion County

Department of Health encourages residents to help them create a stronger, healthier Marion County

MARION COUNTY, Fla. — Marion County Parks and Recreation provides their residents with the space to get outside and stay active, which they say is imperative when striving to create a healthier and more vibrant community.

Now, the Marion County Florida Department of Health wants to help them learn which health and wellness issues are most important to them to help create a stronger, healthier Marion County.

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Responses to the survey are anonymous and the information will be used to help community leaders create strategies to make all of Marion County healthier.

“Our partnership with AdventHealth in conducting the Community Health Assessment is a force multiplier in working toward a healthier Marion County,” said Mark Lander, administrator of the Department of Health in Marion County. “But the process starts with the residents of our community. The assessment is like a GPS system guiding us on how to improve the health and wellness of all of Marion County. But we need the community’s help in determining which direction to go. That’s why I encourage residents to assist us by taking a few minutes to complete the survey.”

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To participate in the survey, Marion County residents can CLICK HERE.

Local health care providers can offer their own feedback in a separate survey by clicking here.

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The link for the survey will be available until June 10.

The survey is part of a process that DOH-Marion must conduct every three years in order to update the Community Health Improvement Plan for Marion County.

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