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Pathways to a Healthy Kansas Community Perception Survey
We need your help! Franklin County is part of the Pathways to a Healthy Kansas, a Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas Initiative. Your participation in this survey helps us to gather your perceptions about opportunities for physical activity, healthy eating, and tobacco cessation in our community.

There are only 8 questions. It should only take a few minutes to complete. We would sure appriciate your help!  Pathways Year 2 Survey

Franklin County Food Policy Council
KHK Assessment and
Capacity Building Grant
Read the Final Report here.

Are you thinking about quitting smoking?  The Kansas Tobacco Quitline may be able to help!  Take the readiness quiz to learn more about how they can help you whether you feel ready to quit or not.

CDC Vital Signs
Tobacco use is the leading preventable cause of cancer and cancer deaths. Each year, 660,000 people in the US are diagnosed with and 343,000 people die from a cancer related to tobacco use.  Check out the latest issue of the CDC's Vital Signs on Cancer and Tobacco Use for more information:  CDC Vital Signs

2016 Quality of Life Survey
Nearly 400 individuals provided their perspective on our community's health by completing the 2016 Quality of Life Survey.  Check out the results here!
To read a summary of the survey click here.

Franklin County Public Health Strategic Plan
The Franklin County Public Health Strategic Plan for 2014 through 2018 has been adopted. Read the plan here!

2011 Kansas Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Local Data For Franklin County
The Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) is the world's largest, annual population-based telephone survey system, tracking health conditions and risk behaviors in the U.S.  It is coordinated by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and is conducted in every state and several territories.  Click on the link to access the survey results for Franklin County.

Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Results

Health Assessment and Improvement Plan  2012chachip cover.jpg

This report includes health data for the entire region and a plan to address two priority health issues:  Access to Dental Care and Healthy Eating.

Franklin County public health partners are working to implement the strategies identified in the plan. A list of public health committee members for some initiatives can be found here.

Franklin County is a member of the eight county public  health regions that includes Chase, Coffey, Franklin, Greenwood, Lyon, Morris, Osage, and Wabaunsee.  The 2012 CHA/CHIP was completed as a regional project with the assistance of the National Association of County and City Health Officials.  Funding was provided by the Robert Woods Johnson Foundation. 

County Health Rankings and RoadmapsCounty Health Rankings
 The County Health Rankings and Roadmaps is
 produced by the University of Wisconsin Population 
 Health Institute, funded by Robert Wood Johnson 
 Foundation.  Nearly every county across the nation
 is ranked within their state on health outcomes and
 health factors.  Effective actions communities can take
 to improve health are also shared through the
 Roadmaps.  To learn more about Franklin County and
 other counties visit the County Health Rankings

Visit the Franklin County Dashboard at Kansas Health Matters

Kansas Health Matters Franklin County Dashboard

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