On April 26th the Clark County Board of Health recognized the Rose Village Community Health Worker team as winners of the 2017 Public Health Community Award (organization)! Congratulations to the team and thank you for your dedication to the community! Learn more.
WA DOH is doing their annual survey. You can access it here.
Melissa Martin shared how Clark County Public Health is helping local restaurants offer healthier options to their customers. See the clip here!
May is Walk & Roll Month Cowlitz County! There are many opportunities to participate in Walk & Roll Month. See the below flyers for more information! Lower Columbia Garden Bike Tour Flyer Bike Everywhere Challenge Walk & Roll Month Cowlitz County
From the Free Clinic: Third Annual Sam Beall Breakfast Thursday, April 27 is the date for our Free Clinic fundraiser at Warehouse 23 in Vancouver. It’s the Sam Beall Breakfast, named for our founding physician. Please join us from 7:30 – 9 a.m. Enjoy a great meal, learn about the Free Clinic, and network with members of the health care and business communities. The funds we raise will help us buy medicine and medical … Read More
To register: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/HLCEquityTraining2017 Download the announcement.
Upcoming KNOW YOUR RIGHTS Workshops in Vancouver, WA: March 9, Thursday 5:00 PM – Evergreen School District office, Tan Complex, Evergreen Rm., 13501 NE 28th St., Vancouver, WA 98682 March 16, Thursday 6:30 PM – Fruit Valley Elementary School 410 NW Fruit Valley Rd, Vancouver, WA, 98680 March 22, Wednesday 6:00 PM- Washington State University Vancouver, Firstenburg Student Commons, 14204 NE Salmon Creek Ave, Vancouver, WA 98686 March 23, Thursday … Read More
The Community Preventive Services Task Force recommends interventions engaging community health workers for diabetes prevention. The finding is based on a systematic review that found sufficient evidence of effectiveness in improving glycemic control and weight-related outcomes among people at increased risk for type 2 diabetes. When implemented in underserved communities, these interventions can improve health, reduce health disparities, and enhance health equity. Read more here!
Dan was featured in a DOH Success Story! Read the story here.