Community Health

Smart SteubenNew York State has a health improvement plan called the Prevention Agenda, which serves as the blueprint for state and local action to improve the health and well-being of all New Yorkers and to promote health equity in all populations who experience disparities.

Every three years, county health departments, the hospitals in the county and community partners are tasked with assessing community health needs and then creating a plan to address the needs and work to improve the health of county residents. The team is Steuben is called Smart Steuben and has worked together for more than a decade.

Steuben county health data, the Community Health Assessment (CHA) and Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP) can be found below. We are currently in the 2019 to 2024 Prevention Agenda, with the 2022 to 2024 CHA and CHIP due to the state in December 2022.


2019 to 2021 CHA & CHIP

Community Toolbox

Resources to create and maintain partnerships, assess community needs and resources, and influence policy development.