What are the major health needs in Summit County? Chronic diseases, birth risk factors, lifestyle factors and mental health concerns are some of them. Kent State University College of Public Health, Akron General Health System, Akron Children’s Hospital and Summa Health System released an Assessment at the end of 2013. The Assessment is being used to help prioritize and guide efforts to improve health over the next three years. You can find the Assessment online. Please call us if you are interested in working with us to improve the health of our community.