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The Assessment and Healthy Communities Section coordinates on-going health department functions such as:
  • Assessing the health of the people and the environment in Island County by collecting and analyzing data and conducting community health assessment activities;
  • Maintaining a resource library and on-line sources with data on the current health status of Island County residents;
  • Providing staff support to the Island County Community Health Advisory Board (CHAB) and ACHIEVE (Action Communities for Health, Innovation and Environmental Change)
  • Assisting in planning effective health programs;
  • Providing technical assistance in the evaluation of community health programs and projects;
  • Engaging in grant writing, strategic planning, and the development of collaborative partnerships to develop, fund, and implement community health projects/programs, and;
  • Through CHAB and ACHIEVE, advise the county Board of Health on health policy issues and provide support to the Board in the development of issue papers and health policies for Island County. 

 

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HOURS OF OPERATION
Open: 8:00am to 3:00pm M-F
Closed: Holidays

For your convenience, please call ahead to prearrange meetings with staff.