By linking up, we can better meet the needs of our patients and clients. Here are some tools and resources suggested by partners for linking with community resources to improve the cardiovascular health of communities across Washington State.
Dial 2-1-1 (https://wa211.org/ ) from anywhere in Washington State and you will reach a highly-trained information and referral specialist who will assess your needs and provide a list of referrals to available resources in your community. Washington 211 has a database of over 27,000 resources to help the people you serve find the right services.
Clinical-community linkages help to connect health care providers, community organizations, and public health agencies so they can improve patients' access to preventive and chronic care services. To learn more, visit the Community-Clinical Linkages Resource from Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality website.
Your Accountable Community of Health
Use this link to locate and contact your local Accountable Community of Health (ACH) to learn about specific resources for linking your work to the right resource for the people you serve.