Community Health Assessment

The West Suburban Community Health Network Area (CHNA) 18 is a regional coalition of public, nonprofit, and private organizations working together to build healthier communities. With a focus on developing collaborations among community groups and across communities, CHNA 18 serves as a resource for local agencies and organizations to gather information, share ideas, and network on a regular basis. CHNA 18 also offers grant opportunities and educational and training events for public health professionals. Member communities include Brookline, Dedham, Dover, Needham, Newton, Waltham, Wellesley, Weston and Westwood.

In early 2011, the CHNA embarked on a community health assessment in order to understand community needs, identify vulnerable populations and determine gaps in service.

View the Community Health Assessment (pdf)

 

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Events

10/27: Community Forum on Ebola Preparedness

Medical experts from Newton-Wellesley, the city of Newton, and Mass General will present about ebola, with a Q&A session. Mon, Oct. 27, NWH Shipley Auditorium - 7:00 to  8:30 pm
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10/28: Free Running Clinic

Join us on Tuesday, Oct. 28, from 6:00-8:00 pm in the Shipley Auditorium at Newton-Wellesley Hospital for a free presentation for beginner and intermediate runners. Registration required.
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News

"Top Doctors"

Boston Magazine featured Newton-Wellesley Hospital in their annual “Top Doctors” issue as a top community hospital outside of Boston.
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US News and World Report

US News and World Report has ranked Newton-Wellesley Hospital 16th in Massachusetts.
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