Population Health Guide


The Population Health Guide (Guide) is a collection of information, tools and resources to promote population health initiatives in Washington State. It is managed by the Washington State Department of Health.

The resources on this website can help you:

  • Learn more about population health.
  • Create a plan to improve a health issue in your community.
  • Turn your plan into action.

The Guide is organized by specific health focus areas with related resources and strategies, as well as by the key elements of an overall population health approach. Start with this Quick Reference to the Population Health Guide for help navigating the site.

The following menu will guide you through developing a plan for any health related issue, even if it's not one of the health focus areas listed. 

How to Use the Guide

Population Health Approach

Health Focus Areas

Questions? Contact Us

Contact us at P4IPH@doh.wa.gov