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Seeing 20/20: How Indiana Makes Clear Investments ...

If you only had $30 to spend at a grocery store, what would you buy to get the most out of your limited resources? Maybe you’d buy some protein, some ...

The Places that Shape Us: a Changemaker Profile

The Places that Shape Us: a Changemaker Profile

At mySidewalk, we have the honor of supporting changemakers all over the country. In this article, we highlight one of those unique champions who inspire us: Ni...

Evolving With Our Customers: The New CHA Solution

Four years ago, the team at mySidewalk faced a new challenge: how to make Community Health Assessments (CHAs) sing. We didn’t literally want them to sing (we do...

How to Leverage Community Data for COVID-19 Respon...

Each month, mySidewalk hosts a webinar in partnership with the National League of Cities. In April, we focused on how Public Health departments can leverage com...

The People Behind the Data

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The Loneliness Epidemic in America

The COVID-19 pandemic is a collective trauma on a global scale. In a matter of weeks, our lives were upended. We bunkered down in our homes, many of us expectin...

3 Ingredients You Need in a Successful Community H...

Community Health Assessments (often fondly referred to as CHAs) have a reputation as dense, dry, and overwhelming. On my first day as Deputy Director of the Kan...

Brighter Days Ahead: Celebrating Public Health

The Vikings were master boat makers — their boats were able to withstand the seas because the wood they chose was flexible. When the winds shifted, and the outl...

Putting the "Community' Back into the CHNA

Fund Health Equity and Target Grants by Visualizin...

Voices for Healthy Kids®, an initiative of the American Heart Association, works with mySidewalk to leverage community data in its grantmaking process. Voices f...

Navigating Vaccine Hesitancy in Kansas City

Imagine waking up one morning after years of serving the public dutifully to find protestors outside your house calling you a traitor, a despot, a fascist, or w...

Gauze & Effect Vol. 10: Intersections

In this issue: A letter from Dr. Sarah about intersections (literal and figurative, natch) We've got the best data on affordable housing, and this report templa...

Gauze & Effect Vol. 9: Spring Cleaning

In this issue: A letter from Dr. Sarah about clearing the clutter  Our customers push us to be better and make new things -- this Vaccine Tracker report is pret...

mySidewalk's COVID-19 Vaccine Tracker

During times of uncertainty, your community wants facts.  At mySidewalk, we’ve spent the last year supporting our partners as they respond to the COVID-19 pande...

National Public Health Week 2021: Perseverance in ...

This past year, public health - the science of protecting and improving the health of people and their communities - has connected us all. Across the globe, cit...

Gauze & Effect Vol. 8: The Core

In this issue: A letter from Dr. Sarah about cold air, core exercises and the year ahead Amazing new data from CDC and three ways it can show insights Chatter f...

Holyoke Medical Center CHNA Paints Powerful Pictur...

 

A Quick Guide to the (New) 10 Essential Public Hea...

My 14-year-old daughter recently discovered an old photo album (with actual photos in it! Not digital ones!) of mine from my carefree youth. She laughed way too...

How to Create an Unforgettable CHIP & CHA [eBo...

The eyes of the country are on Public Health in a new way. Residents who have never looked up their local health department are suddenly checking your website d...

Vitalyst Spark: The Health Data Challenge, Part 1

Every day we come to work thinking about how data can make a better world. There are few “probletunities” as exciting and impactful as connecting health care, p...

2 SDoH Reports Every Public Health Director Needs

During a pandemic, the needs of your community increase. As a public health leader, you need the right data so you can respond effectively. You need information...

Spotlight: Highlighting Root Causes of Inequity in...

Healthy environments and systems of fair access are vital priorities for public health. Working towards these priorities isn’t always straightforward. Meaningfu...

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