Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County

Community Health Needs Assessment Collaboration and St. Petersburg Community Resource Bus

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Grant Awarded: $495,151

The Florida Department of Health in Pinellas (DOH-Pinellas) will lead a county-wide health assessment to understand the current challenges to health care access and well-being and work community partners to create a plan to address gaps identified via policy change and collaborative projects. They are working with the City of St. Petersburg’s Healthy St. Pete initiative and the St. Petersburg police department to improve the Community Resource Bus program, which involves staffing the police mobile command bus with community representatives and volunteers who can connect residents to resources, from healthcare to day care.

Learn more about the Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County at www.pinellas.floridahealth.gov.