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Assessment
Strategy State Public Health Activities Local Public Health Activities Desired Outcomes
Conduct state and community level needs assessments to understand community priorities, identify barriers, strategies, and solutions, and engage local support.

Develop environmental scan tool to assess local MCH staff.

Review Healthy Communities assessment data (Change tool).

Analyze and compile state and local data to inform state and local action steps.

Review and incorporate existing state childhood obesity plans and reports.

Identify local opportunities and partners for the collection of assessment data.

Use assessment data to build local partnerships and plans for child obesity prevention.

State and community level needs, resources and opportunities for child obesity prevention work are identified.

State and community level assessment data is available to support planning and infrastructure development.

Conduct surveillance to monitor trends, (obesity rates, risk and protective factors, and health outcomes), describe child obesity, and identify disparities (including racial/ethnic, geographic, socioeconomic, mental health, and special health care needs).

Identify surveillance questions relevant to childhood obesity (including PRAMS and PRAMS-2, other primary data collection).

Identify gaps in surveillance and assessment for child obesity, risks, and protective factors.

Identify opportunities to expand population-level surveillance.

Partner with state for data collection.

Engage local partners in child obesity surveillance and data collection.

The scope and impact of childhood obesity in Oregon will be better understood.

Ongoing surveillance will identify trends and emerging needs related to childhood obesity.

Review regulations and licensing standards for schools, early care and education, and provider settings related to obesity.

Identify current regulation and licensing landscape. Identify best practice policies from other states.

Compile findings to describe opportunities for policy development.

Disseminate findings to state and local partners.

Disseminate findings to state and local partners. Identify discrete opportunities to improve Oregon’s school, early care and education, and provider policies for health
Support research and demonstration projects.

Identify opportunities to expand research and implement best practices.

Serve as resource and capacity support for local partners.

Seek funding and/or other support as needed.

Identify opportunities to engage with local and state partners.

Seek funding and/or other support as needed.

Needed research will be supported.

Best practices will be implemented in Oregon.