Health Equity

​Equity

Achieving the highest level of health and well-being for all people

​Disparity

Avoidable differences between groups of people created by societal barriers and systematic exclusion from opportunities

Current Projects

Health Equity Community Health Assessment

The Department, in partnership with Thurston Thrives, is conducting a community health assessment. Findings will begin to be available in October 2019.

Presentations

The Department is currently providing community presentations on Youth and Health Equity using local Healthy Youth Survey data. Contact us to request a presentation.

Approach

​The Department is committed to a course of action that reduces, and ultimately eliminates, health disparities so that optimal health for all is possible.