The HLC is very grateful for the partnership it has held with ESD 112 as the fiscal agent over the past year of our fledgling organization. Their support has been extremely valuable. Now, as the HLC grows into a non-profit entity, the next logical step is to partner with a non-profit fiscal sponsor. The organization that […]
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To support the system of community health workers in Washington State, DOH offers a free training curriculum that strengthens common skills, knowledge and abilities.The Community Health Worker Training is a free eight week combination of online and in-person training designed to strengthen the common skills, knowledge and abilities of the Community Health Worker. This training begins on […]
This week we are celebrating Clark County’s E-Cig law that went into effect on June 1, 2015! This new ordinance prohibits smoking e-cigarettes in public places. Theresa Cross of the Clark County Public Health Department explained why this law is so important on OPB. You can listen in or read the story here: Clark County’s […]
Prevention Institute and its co-sponsors are excited to present an in-person and webcast event on May 26th, from 12:00-2:15, with visionary thinkers Dinesh Mohan and Dick Jackson. Streets are in many ways at the heart of our communities, and street design can shape health outcomes in powerful ways. Yet street design isn’t enough: Residents need […]
on April 30, 2015, Clark County’s Board of Councilors passed an ordinance enacted by the Clark County Board of Health that prohibits the use of electronic vapor devices in any place where smoking is prohibited – with the exception of businesses where vapor devices are sold. This is a BIG WIN for the Healthy Living […]
On April 23, three students from Wahkiakum High School presented to the Wahkiakum School District Board of Directors “to advocate for the training of youth on common health care issues, problems, and resources so students can then rely on their trained peers as a resource.” Under the direction of HLC’s Sue Cameron, Director of Wahkiakum County […]
We hope to see you there! We need your help! Clark County Board of Health Meeting THURSDAY! April 30th, 9:00-11:00am 1300 Franklin Street, Public Service Center in the Board Hearing Room Governor’s e-Cig Policy Brief
Michael Mirra is the Director of the Tacoma Housing Authority. Under his direction the THA has implemented a pilot project at McCarver Elementary School “to learn if a housing authority can so spend its housing dollars, not only to house families, but also to promote school outcomes for their children and to promote the success of […]
There is now a personal app for your phone that can assist you or your client in getting control of the “Urge Monster.” Download details here and get started today! SmartQuitFlyer
February 23rd was a very big day for 26 graduates who had undergone 8 weeks of serious training with the Multnomah County Capacitation Team to become Community Health Workers. Words of encouragement were given by Lisa Miller who had emigrated from Haiti at the age of 7 and learned to advocate for herself in the […]