Health Equity

​Equity

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

​Disparity

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

Current Projects

Community Health Assessment

The Department, in partnership with Thurston Thrives, conducts community health assessment and has established shared indicators of population health. 


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.