WA Portal News, Events & Success Stories

  • Nov 18, 2021

    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… more

  • Nov 5, 2021

    Recognizing the urgency of the alarmingly high rate of maternal morbidity and mortality in the U.S., the National Academies Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice convened a two-day virtual workshop on Advancing Maternal Health Equity and Reducing Maternal Mortality. The workshop… more

  • Nov 5, 2021

    Behavioral health encompasses a wide range of services, including mental health promotion, substance use disorder prevention and treatment, and recovery support. It is inclusive of all people and their unique needs. There are many benefits to a behavioral health career. Visit www.startyourpath.… more

  • May 18, 2021

    This week, the Governor signed a state budget that makes significant investments in the governmental public health system.

    This system, and public health generally, has long been underfunded, resulting in gaps in the ability to equitably protect and improve the… more

  • May 3, 2021

    COVID-19 has presented us with many challenges. It has also presented the state Department of Health and its partners with opportunities to think about how to build systems now that will serve us in the future, post-pandemic. We have numerous examples of how we are taking the long view… more

  • Nov 5, 2021

    WA Portal partners are having tremendous success connecting with stakeholders and communities in ways that move our state forward in improving health outcomes for Washington residents. These partner pages are a community of health and wellness programs… more