The Assessment Section is committed to understanding and improving the overall health of Island County residents. We work to develop a comprehensive understanding of health in our community and to translate data into action by:

  • Utilizing data from many sources including public health, social services, healthcare, and the community.
  • Monitoring data on leading causes of diseases and deaths, health behaviors, and social factors influencing health.
  • Identifying trends, disparities, and emerging health issues, including supporting emergency response.
  • Developing community partnerships to disseminate community health information and address priority health issues.
  • Guiding program and policy development, implementation, and evaluation.
  • Providing technical assistance to community partners on data collection, analysis, interpretation, and dissemination.

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Foundational Public Health Services

Foundational  Public Health Services

Island County Public Health Community Health Guidance

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