RESEARCH AND PUBLICATIONS
- Finding local health data, a presentation from PHSKC’s Nadine Chan, our Data Counts Workshop (April 9, 2015).
- City health profiles and the 2014 King County Health Profile on KingCounty.gov Public health reports organized by city to inform you about population health at the local level.
- The CDC Community Health Navigator
- National Equity Atlas: A comprehensive data resource to track, measure, and make the case for inclusive growth.
WEB RESOURCES & Toolkits
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Social Determinants of Health
Policy link: Targeted policies to reduce the racial wealth gap.
Equity and Inclusion Terms Toolkit – Definitition of terms, companion to the Assessment Tool.
The Parent Guide to Preventing Underage Marijuana; Available in five languages- Vietnamese, Somali, Amharic, Tigrinya, and Swahili.
The Poverty Immersion (PDF)
Walk in the shoes of someone living on a limited income. A facilitated role play – not a game. Changes attitudes and challenges stereotypes about the working poor.
Healthy Beverage Toolkit (PDF)
Addressing obesity risk through food and beverage changes. Made possible by a Community Transformation Grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Public Health – Seattle & King County and Seattle Children’s Hospital.
Seattle Sugary Beverage Tax (PDF)
Overview of the new Seattle Sugary Beverage tax. Made possible by Got Green.
How to Identify Marijuana Products (PDF)
There are currently no regulations on medical marijuana products that
appeal to youth or that look like food. Kids are definitely at risk.
Marijuana Edible Products and Youth (PDF)
Get the facts – protect yourself and your kids from overdose.
What We're Reading
Books and health-related articles:
- $2 a Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America, by Kathryn Edin & H. Luke Shaefer www.twodollarsaday.com
- The Turner House, by Angela Flournoy
- The New Confessions of an Economic Hitman, by John Perkins
- Fresh Foods by Prescription-NPR
- World About Fish, by Mark Kurlansky & Frank Stockton
- Scarcity: Why Having too Little Means So Much, by Sendhil Mullainathan