October 30, 2018 3pm EDT

County Health Rankings & Roadmaps 101

County Health Rankings & Roadmaps provides data, evidence, guidance and stories to improve health outcomes for all and to close the health gaps between those with the most and least opportunities for good health. We help guide individuals and collaborations to create the conditions in their local communities to bring people together to look at the many factors that influence health, select...
August 28, 2018 3pm EDT

Innovation in Public Health: A Collaborative Planning Tool for Increasing Equity and Community Engagement

Open dialogue between residents, local health officials, and other stakeholders is key to improving engagement and advancing equity. In this webinar, we’ll learn how Garrett County, MD, a rural Appalachian community, has developed an online community engagement tool and how a universal version of the tool is coming your way soon! ...
July 24, 2018 3pm EDT

Evidence at Your Fingertips: Tools to inform decision making

During this webinar, we’ll discuss questions such as what is evidence? what is its role in decision-making?  and how might you include evidence in your strategy selection process to support local change? Then we’ll explore two resources that make research and evidence accessible to inform decision-making.
June 19, 2018 3pm EDT

Creating Communities That Thrive: The Intersection of Public Health and Community Development

Communities that experience the best health outcomes are characterized by healthy housing, vibrant economies, welcoming green spaces, engaged resident leadership, and access to effective health and social services. How can public health practitioners partner with local housing and community development organizations to create healthy communities? Join national partners County Health...
May 15, 2018 3pm EDT

Going All In to improve health through multi-sector collaboration and systematic data sharing

Join our co-hosts, the experts at Data Across Sectors for Health (DASH) to learn about ways to improve health and promote equity through effective and meaningful data sharing. DASH is a co-founder of All In: Data for Community Health, which is both a national learning collaborative and a movement to accelerate the use of data to improve community health. Together, we will dig into promising...
April 24, 2018 3pm EDT

5ByAge5: Preparing children for success

Research shows that children who enter kindergarten ready to learn are more likely to experience greater academic success and that adults with more education typically live longer and healthier lives. 5byAge5, an initiative in the Normandy Schools Collaborative footprint of North St. Louis County, set a goal to ensure all children from ages zero to five have the supports they need to be ready...
March 27, 2018 3pm EDT

The 2018 County Health Rankings state reports: How to use data from these new reports to improve health and increase equity

This year’s County Health Rankings release includes enhanced state reports that focus on persistent gaps in opportunity that contribute to poor health outcomes. Building on our strong foundation of calling attention to the many factors that influence health, these reports highlight data on social and economic disparities based on place and on race and ethnicity, in addition to providing...
February 27, 2018 3pm EST

Making the Most of the 2018 County Health Rankings Release

Get ready! In March, the County Health Rankings and Roadmaps will release the 9th annual County Health Rankings. We want you to be ready to respond and take advantage of the attention and excitement that comes with the release. Join us on February 27th to learn more about: New features and resources in the 2018 County Health Rankings, including a focus...
January 23, 2018 3pm EST

Building a Movement for Health Equity

What does it take to build a movement for health equity in communities? Forming partnerships between local health departments, community organizations, government agencies, and those impacted by the poorest health outcomes is a first step. Equally important is to change the conversation about what creates health so we can address systemic power imbalances and oppression at the root of...