Public Policy

Special Edition Health Policy News You Can Use: Health Equity in Washington State

Welcome to a special edition of Health Policy News! This year is a milestone anniversary for our state as we mark the 10 year anniversary of the passage of a package of bills in the Washington State Legislature to impact health disparities. But how did this happen? All legislation has a backstory and this week we'll shed light on health disparities legislation in Washington State.

Community Health Workers

Community Health Worker Task Force Final Report

Healthier Washington releases Community Health Worker Task Force Report! Community Health Workers (CHWs) are being recognized by state leaders for their powerful influence and unique ability to strengthen the health and well-being of our communities. Read the full report and letters from CHWs and the Task Force conveners.

NEAR Sciences

NEAR@Home Toolkit

The NEAR@Home toolkit, designed over a three plus year period by federal Health Resources and Services Administration Region X (AK, ID, OR and WA), Quen Zorrah (Thrive WA), Laura Porter, and others, is a "guided process to talk about trauma and resilience in Home Visiting".