Data is the lifeblood of public health practice and research. Data is essential for surveillance, epidemiological investigation, research, program development, implementation and evaluation. Sharing routine public health data is crucial to understanding what is going on in our county.
Public Health has compiled nine (9) data stories on various health topics that affect Chisago County community residents, members and employees. These data stories are centered around social determinants of health, which are the economic and social conditions that influence individual and group differences in health status.