The Health Assessment and Evaluation (HAE) team at Clark County Public Health works 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.
Our work is guided by the Clark County Public Health strategic vision for active, resilient and healthy families and people of all ages, abilities and cultures living, learning, working and playing in thriving communities.
Health Assessment and Evaluation Support Request
The Health Assessment and Evaluation team at Clark County Public Health works to develop a comprehensive understanding of health in our community and translate data into action. Our team of epidemiologists and evaluators provide technical assistance to community partners on data collection, analysis, interpretation and dissemination.
If you are interested in a data consultation -- including requesting a data point, chart or graph not available on our web page, please complete and submit our Health Assessment and Evaluation Support Request. We will respond in a timely manner.
The Health Assessment and Evaluation team is available on a contract basis to produce a written report with data they have analyzed. An example of a recent analysis of youth substance use and the report that was produced for partners can be viewed here.
Definitions and FAQs
Definitions and FAQ's
Definitions of frequently used terms in HAE data products and frequently asked questions
Public Health Data Sources
U.S. Census Bureau - American Community Survey Data
Washington State Health Care Authority Data Dashboards - Medicaid population