WA Portal News, Events & Success Stories

  • Jul 21, 2022

    The Behavioral Health Facilities (BHF) funding round for crisis stabilization facilities is now accepting applications. The competitive funding round is open to nonprofits, for-profit businesses, public entities, and tribes that are either a… more

  • Jul 1, 2022

    The Washington Tracking Network’s Community Report tool makes it easier to understand the health of your community. The new tool lets you access all the available health measures for a given area, rather than having to select your region on each health measure. This will mean less time wading… more

  • Apr 28, 2022

    The National Association of Chronic Disease Directors has published its annual collection of fact sheets about the economic and social costs of chronic diseases in the United States and the programs needed to help prevent the diseases. This year’s fact sheets call for increases in funding for… more

  • Apr 4, 2022

    DOH’s Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccine Provider Toolkit is updated regularly with new documents and materials all in one publication. Bookmark this link Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccine - Provider Toolkit and check back often. You can find this communication toolkit and more on the Healthcare Providers… more

  • Mar 7, 2022

    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… more

  • Feb 10, 2022

    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… more

  • Jan 7, 2022

    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… more

  • Jan 7, 2022

    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.

    The new webpages include information on getting a COVID-19… more

  • Jan 3, 2022

    The state Department of Health (DOH) launched Care Connect Washington to support individuals and families who need to remain in home isolation or quarantine due to testing positive for COVID-19, or coming into contact with someone who tested positive—at no cost to the client.… more

  • Dec 9, 2021

    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… more