WA Portal partners use the Healthier Washington Collaboration Portal to support their public health initiatives. WA Portal partners are having tremendous success connecting with stakeholders and communities in ways that are moving our state forward in improving health outcomes for Washington State residents. Visit their partner pages to learn more. 


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Adolescent Health

Working in collaboration with partners to provide programs and influence policies that promote the health and well-being of adolescents and young adults where they live, learn, work, and play.

Birth Equity Project

The Birth Equity Project is a community grants program developed to invest in programs that improve birth outcomes for Black, Pacific Islander, and American Indian/Alaska Native infants and their caregivers.

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Care Connect

Working with partners in providing Regional Care Coordination hubs to ensure essential services reach people who are in home isolation or quarantine as they’ve tested positive for COVID-19 or come in contact with someone who has tested positive.


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Community Collaborative

Supporting connection so partners can connect with each other, share efforts, leverage resources and facilitate opportunities to collaborate.

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Eastern Washington Community Health Worker Network

A space for community health workers (CHWs) or prospective CHWs in eastern Washington to learn and connect.

Environmental Justice Council

Providing a forum that brings forward the voices of disproportionately impacted communities to inform the state’s environmental justice efforts and advise state agencies on incorporating environmental justice into agency activities.

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Health Equity Zones (HEZ) Initiative

The Washington State Health Equity Zones (HEZ) Initiative recognizes that people who are most impacted by health inequities are closest to the solutions that will improve their health. This initiative will support communities in identifying pressing health concerns and developing projects to address their unique needs.

Maternal Mental Health Access (MaMHA)​​​

Establishing training and support for members of primary care clinics to reduce the risk of death by perinatal suicide and accidental overdose. 

Public Health Advisory Board

The PHAB is a Governor-appointed body convened by the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) to advise and provide feedback on the public health system, with a specific focus on governmental public health services, analyzing the COVID-19 response, and evaluating foundational public health services.


Washington CARES About Cancer Partnership

A partnership comprised of public and private stakeholders across Washington State providing information about the WA CARES about Cancer Partnership to cancer professionals and public health advocates.


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Washington Rural Palliative Care Initiative

A pilot effort to better serve patients with serious illness in rural communities. 


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Washington State Cardiovascular Connection

Helping health professionals and community-based partners reduce the impact of cardiovascular diseases in our communities.

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Washington State Community-based Workforce

A page for community-based workers to access resources and support.

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Washington State Health and Human Services Enterprise Coalition (HHS Coalition)

This is a multiorganization collaborative that provides strategic direction and federal funding guidance for information technology projects that have cross-organizational or enterprise impact.

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Washington State Opioid Settlements

Information on how the state will use opioid settlement funds to address the opioid public health emergency.

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Youth Marijuana Prevention Collaborative

Washington State’s inclusive learning space focused on equipping partners to prevent and reduce youth marijuana use across communities.