Professionals from Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Washington, Indian Nations, urban Indian health programs, and recognized American Indian organizations will meet to explore ways to address the opioid crisis at the virtual 2022 Region 10 Opioid Summit on August 3 - 4, 2022.
National Association of Chronic Disease Directors shares fact sheets on prevalence of health conditions in U.S.
The National Association of Chronic Disease Directors has published its annual collection
DOH’s Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccine Provider Toolkit is updated regularly with new documents and materials all in one publication.
The Washington Tracking Network (WTN) provides health and environmental data through a set of five tools. Recently WTN reorganized its web pages so that information is easier to find, and now includes a video orientation. The seven-minute video takes you through each tool and shows what kinds of data and visualizations are available in each tool. It also shows how to navigate the features of the tool so you can find the information you are looking for.
The Department of Health encourages individuals and communities who have experienced health inequities or racism in the health care system to join us for one of our upcoming Health Equity Listening Sessions. Advocacy groups and health care professional associations are also invited. We’d like your help in sharing these sessions with your communities.
The Washington State Department of Health is recruiting young people living in Washington for a Youth Advisory Council. Members of the council will be asked to serve for about a year, and will help the Adolescent and Young Adult Health Unit make programming decisions. More information about meetings, expectations, and how to apply is available in English, Spanish, Russian, Korean, Vietnamese, Arabic, Chinese (Sim) and Somali
COVID-19 vaccine information is now available online in 40 languages. Access to information will help community members get accurate, timely, and culturally and linguistically appropriate information about the COVID-19 vaccines.
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has approved Washington State’s request for a one-year extension to the Medicaid Transformation Project (MTP). The project supports the work occurring with accountable communities of health, long-term services and supports, improvements to substance use disorder treatment programs and much more. Read the announcement from the state Health Care Authority.
The state Department of Health (DOH) invites applications and nominations to fill community representative seats on the Community Advisory Council for the Health Equity Zones initiative. Please consider sharing the following with community partners who may be interested in joining the new Health Equity Zones Community Advisory Council: