Webinars

July 16, 2019 3pm EDT

Advancing Health Equity Through Housing Law and Policy

In July we discussed the connection between health and housing, the theme of the 2019 County Health Rankings Key Findings Report. This webinar explored the influence housing laws and policies can have on health in urban and rural communities. Experts from The Network for Public Health Law provided an introduction to public health law and policy, and explained how laws and policies related to...
June 09, 2015 3pm EDT

Rankings in Action: Income

This webinar will explore income data included in the Rankings (children in poverty, income inequality) and Additional Measures (median household income, children eligible for free lunch) as well as some of the policies and programs from What Works for Health that communities can use to address income. We will also talk with Nicole Keenan, former Policy Director for Puget...
May 21, 2013 3pm EDT

Partnering with Community Police

Local police departments have a special role to play in improving a community’s health, from reducing violence and preventing crime to supporting strong community partnerships between neighborhoods, residents and community agencies. How can communities build effective partnerships with their local police departments? What are the challenges and how can these be addressed?
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April 23, 2013 3pm EDT

Breaking Down the Rankings Model: Tobacco and Alcohol Use

Tobacco use and excessive drinking are both leading causes of preventable death in the United States. Over 20% or the US adult population currently smokes cigarettes and 15% of adults drink excessively. The burden of tobacco use and alcohol are taking a large toll on the health of our local communities throughout the United States.