Data Requests


The Ingham County Health Department (ICHD) Community Health Assessment section, provides this form for handling and tracking non FOIA data requests by internal and external stakeholders. Please use form to submit data request for information that is not currently available on our website (Behavioral Risk factor Survey (BRFS), Healthy! Capital Counties, and the Ingham County Health Surveillance Book). It is very important that you provide us with as much detail as possible on this form and make requests as far in advance as possible.

If you wish to submit a FOIA request, please visit the County's FOIA Request page (Go To Page).

Upon receipt of the form, we will assess your request and will contact you within two business days to negotiate a deadline date for receipt of the analysis/information. Deadlines will be based on: the priority of the item; the complexity of the request; compatibility with our mission; privacy concerns; and staff workload. Your request may be completed earlier, if our workload permits it. If we determine that meeting your request will involve the release of confidential data or conflicts with our mission, we reserve the right to refuse to fill the request. We appreciate your use of this form for all requests.

By sending us this request, you may be sending personal information (i.e., your name, email address). We may store and/or share your information to: evaluate and/or respond to your request. Keep in mind ICHD may be required to provide this information in response to a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request or court order.

While all attempts are made to provide accurate, current, and reliable information, ICHD recognizes the possibility of human and/or mechanical error. Therefore, the County's employees, officers, and agencies make no representations as to the accuracy, completeness, or suitability of the information provided by this Web site, and deny any expressed or implied warranty as to the same. 

Acquisition of a dataset other than the Capital Area Behavioral Risk Factor Survey
The products derived from the use of a dataset obtained by ICHD should include a disclaimer that credits any analyses, interpretations, or conclusions reached to the author (recipient of the data file) and not to the Ingham County Health Department which is responsible only for the initial data. Consequently, those products must include the following disclaimer. “This [explain activity] was prepared or accomplished by [insert author's name] in his personal capacity. The opinions expressed in this article are the author's own and do not reflect the view of Ingham County or the Ingham County Health Department.”

Notification of Publication
Authors are encouraged to share copies of any products derived from the use of a dataset obtained by ICHD (i.e. reports, pamphlets, or products) with ICHD community Health Assessment Section.’

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