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Metro Public Health Department Seeks Community Input

October 9, 2013

Online Survey Will Help Gather Information About Quality of Life in Nashville

Who:  The Metro Public Health Department is seeking community input as part of a community health assessment process known as Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP). MAPP is a strategic approach to improving community health and quality of life through community-wide strategic planning.  

What: The Quality of Life survey that takes approximately 7 minutes to complete, and asks for community members’ opinion on topics such as health, transportation, education, etc. The survey is voluntary and anonymous. The survey does not ask for name, address, email address, or phone number. Participants are asked to provide their zip code to verify that they are a Davidson County resident.

Where: The survey is being conducted online at

Why: The survey is a tool used to gather feedback to better understand the quality of life issues that affect the residents of Davidson County. A person’s quality of life can greatly impact their overall health in either a positive or negative manner.  The information gathered will help identify strengths and weaknesses within the resident’s neighborhood and community.

When: Now through October 31, 2013.

Eligibility: Must be a Davidson County resident who is 18 years of age or older.