Health Engagement Resources

Use this handout to find tips, strategies, and resources to help you engage in communities to improve health and health equity across Missouri.


Social Determinants of Health Story Map  

Use this storymap to explore data layers related to social determinants of health (SDOH). Data layers included are related to the various SDOH domains, SDOH and health outcomes, health disparities, and non-profits and community well-being.

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Missouri Non-Profit Dashboard  

This dashboard shows the total number of 501c(3) and 501c(4) organizations in the state of Missouri and the rate per 100,000 per county. Use the selector tool in the header to filter to a particular county and see what types of organizations are in that county.

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Hospital Bed Usage by COVID-19 Patients  

This dashboard shows how many hospital beds are in use by COVID-19 patients as a percentage of overall usage and see the overall facility capacity. Larger points represent higher overall bed capacity while a darker color represents a higher percentage of beds being used by COVID-19 patients. Data Source: Department of Health and Human Services.

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Health Assets

UM System Health Care Finder  

The easy-to-use tool has mapped 205 UM System health care resources across the state — from a pediatric endocrinology clinic in Kirksville to Tele-Behavioral Health Services in Marble Hill. Using key words, zip codes and geographic areas, Missourians can locate these UM System health care assets and services near them.

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COVID-19 Vaccination Dashboard  

This dashboard shows the total number of COVID-19 vaccines distributed and administered in each state. The dashboard includes a map of vaccines administered in each state, and a chart with daily administration trends over the last 10 days. Data is from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) obtained through Our World in Data.

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Grand Challenges

Grand Challenges Report

The MU Extension Grand Challenges Report is designed to support annual summaries, community assessment, and strategic alignment across MU Extension.

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Impact Data Sheets  

Explore how UM System impacts your community. Find out how many students, employees and alumni live in your county, congressional, senate or house district. Learn about UM System properties, health and Extension services.

Workforce System

Understanding Missouri’s Workforce System

Authored by Rob Russell, Director of Labor and Workforce Development at University of Missouri Extension, this quick-read guide provides an overview of the major workforce development actors and programs in Missouri.

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Engagement Guide

Engagement Resource Guide

Use the Workforce Development Engagement Guide to get started identifying partners, joining local conversations, and building on existing programs.

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Workforce Development Story Map  

This story map explores four factors affecting workforce development across Missouri: population change, commuting impacts, workforce training, and skills mismatch. Use this story map to explore workforce gaps, opportunities, and partnerships.

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City and County COVID-19 Dashboards

CARES has developed these dashboards in conjunction with local health departments, to facilitate the display of COVID-19 related information for their communities.

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COVID-19 Tools and Resources

Get started with tools and maps exploring data related to the Covid-19 pandemic including new cases, testing information and vulnerability footprints.

MHA Weekly Dashboard

External: Missouri Hospital Association COVID-19 Dashboard  

Weekly dashboards help government leaders, local public health officials, health care organizations, and businesses understand the influence of COVID-19 on their communities, and make informed decisions when protecting citizens, customers, employees and patients.

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New COVID-19 Cases in the Last 14 Days  

This dashboard shows the number of new COVID-19 cases in the last 14 days as well as the percent change in overall cases from 14 days ago.

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Missouri COVID-19 Story Map  

This story map provides an overview on the impact of COVID-19 in Missouri including sections on vulnerability, mental health, employment, economic recovery, and resources.

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COVID-19 Dashboard  

This dashboard provides a snapshot of COVID-19 cases in Missouri as well as vulnerability indicators for counties within Missouri. Use the tabs at the bottom left of the dashboard to navigate between the maps and the various indicators.

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COVID-19 Vulnerability Footprint

The COVID-19 Vulnerability Footprint identifies vulnerable communities across the nation, defined as having high concentrations of older populations, the uninsured, and high population density. Thresholds for target area identification are adjustable, allowing the tool to be utilized in all geographic areas where regional rates may be higher or lower than the national average.

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Growing Stress On The Farm Story Map  

Growing Stress on the Farm is a report released in February, 2020 that describes some the economic challenges faced by farmers and the associated rise in mental health disparities in rural Missouri. This story map explores the issues and data in the report.

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