Ideas for Action


The Quad City Community Stakeholder Committee identified the following top four needs:

  • Access to mental health care for youth, adults, and veterans
  • Promote healthy living
  • Address obesity in youth and adults
  • Access to medical providers for under-insured, uninsured, or with Medicaid health insurance

Specific health topics emerging from the Community Health Assessment include:

  • Access to Healthcare Services
  • Cancer
  • Diabetes
  • Heart Disease & Stroke
  • Infant Health & Family Planning
  • Injury & Violence
  • Mental Health
  • Nutrition, Physical Activity & Weight
  • Oral Health
  • Quality of Life Issue: Economy & Housing
  • Respiratory Diseases
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  • Substance Abuse