SIU School of Medicine Office of Community Health and Service

Southern Illinois University School of Medicine - Community Service


Data Sources


Census Bureau

State and County Quickfacts – region specific data

American Factfinder - population details

American Community Survey – demographic details

Small Area Health Insurance Estimates – insurance

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Data Access – home page for CDC data

Vital Stats – births, mortality and public use data files

Healthy People 2020 – social determinants of health

Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)

Department of Health and Human Services

Area Resource File – county level health database

Community Health Status Indicators - county health data

Health Resources and Service Administration –health shortage

Health Data – federal health data by subject

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services – Medicare


Illinois Department of Public Health

Hospital Profiles – hospital organizational information

Hospital Directory

A-Z topic list

Illinois Hospital Report Card – hospital performance

Center for Rural Health

iQuery – Illinois community health data

Illinois Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System

Illinois Project for Local Assessment of Needs (IPLAN)

Hospital Provider Notices page

Local Health Departments Provider Notices page

Nurses Provider Notices page

Pharmacies Provider Notices pages

Physicians Provider Notices page

Foundation / Associations

County Health Rankings – Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

American Medical Association

Illinois Rural Health Association

Illinois Medical Society

Illinois Hospital Association

"The mission of the Office of Community Health and Service is to provide leadership and coordination in engaging our communities to improve health and well being through citizenship, service, education, research and advocacy."


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