APPLING COUNTY, GA
To transform the Appling County community by ensuring access to healthcare, improving access to resources, engaging in strong collaborative alliances, and developing a universal message to communicate health for all.
Community Health Improvement Goals
- Support the leveraging of partnerships and cross sector collaboration to enhance access to high quality education, jobs, economic opportunity, and opportunity to pursue a healthy lifestyle
- Empower all Appling County residents to eat a healthy diet and be physically active
- Improve our community’s ability to access and utilize comprehensive health services
- Increase understanding that behavioral health is essential to overall health
Appling County Quick Facts
GENDER: Female: 50.1%; Male: 49.9%
ETHNICITY: White: 69.5%; Hispanic: 9.6%; African-American: 18.7%
MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME: $38,000
2018 COUNTY HEALTH RANKING: 130 out of 159
Health Equity Snapshot
The Partnership for Southern Equity facilitated a conversation with members of the Coalition for a Healthy Appling County earlier this year on how to integrate health equity into their community health planning work.
See highlights from that session in the video at the right.
For more information contact:
Project Coordinator: Addison Mickens