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State of the County Health (SOTCH) Report

The State of the County Health (SOTCH) Report is an overview of selected community health indicators that affect priority health concerns for the community. This report is a state requirement for the consolidated contract and Local Health Department accreditation and is published annually in December.
2018 Mecklenburg SOTCH for web3694 KB
2016 SOTCH Report2082 KB
2016 Mecklenburg SOTCH Report2082 KB
2015 SOTCH Report2830 KB
2014 SOTCH Report1486 KB
2014 mecklenburg SOTCH Report1486 KB
2012 SOTCH Report1894 KB
2011 SOTCH Report1290 KB
2009 SOTCH Report827 KB
2008 SOTCH Report1858 KB
2007 SOTCH Report872 KB


State of the County Health (SOTCH) Report Summary

The SOTCH Summary is a two-page quick look at selected health indicators with comparisons to state rates and 2010 Health Objectives when available.
2009 SOTCH Summary166 KB
2008 SOTCH Summary61 KB


Community Health Assessment

The Healthy Carolinians Community Health Assessment (CHA) is conducted every four years and provides an overview of selected health indicators across the county as well as the health focus areas that have been prioritized as needing the greatest attention and action plans for addressing those areas. The CHA is a state requirement for the consolidated contract, Local Health Department accreditation and Healthy Carolinians Certification.
Mecklenburg CHA 20197194 KB
ExecSummforWeb188 KB
Draft Violence Action Plan118 KB
Draft Mental Health Action Plan125 KB
Draft Chronic Disease Action Plan127 KB
Draft Access to Care Action Plan105 KB
2019 CHA title image182 KB
2017-PrintableReport_no_appendix11850 KB
2017 Mecklenburg CHA with Appendix March 831053 KB
2017 CHA Summary207 KB
2017 CHA Appendix Only19303 KB
2013CHA1-pgHandout188 KB
2013 Mecklenburg CHA Feb 710873 KB
2013 CHA Fact Sheets3827 KB
2010 HealthyMeck Brochure1111 KB
2010 Community Health Assessment3956 KB
2010 Community Health Assessment Executive Summary101 KB
2006-07 Community Health Assessment6289 KB


Health Index

The Health Index is a measure for the Mecklenburg County Corporate Balanced Scorecard. It includes a list of community health indicators and Health Department resource measures with annual and 2015 goals. Comparisons with state and national rates are provided when appropriate. It is published yearly in August.
2010 Health Index44 KB
2009 Health Index43 KB
2008 Health Index148 KB
2007 Health Index137 KB
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Mecklenburg County Public Health
249 Billingsley Road
Charlotte, NC 28211

Office Location:

Mecklenburg County Public Health
249 Billingsley Road
Charlotte, NC 28211



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