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Good health makes a difference throughout our daily lives: at home, at work, shopping for groceries. People who are physically and mentally well are more involved, productive and empowered.


 

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Increase access to healthcare services
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Strengthen the ability of organizations to provide and deliver healthcare services
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Promote the well-being of our community's most vulnerable residents
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Evergreen Treatment Services »Evergreen Treatment Services (ETS) endeavors to provide evidence-based addiction treatment and acse management services to adults.
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Greater Maple Valley Community Center »GMVCC provides community-based programs that offer healthy choices and alternatives to reduce neglect and isolation, and prevent violence and substance abuse.
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Compassion & Choices of Washington »Compassion & Choices of Washington provides advocacy, counseling, and emotional support to people facing terminal or irreversible illness.
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Mobile Dental Program Brings Treatment to Low-income, Homeless and Migrant Communities
Medical Teams International’s Mobile Dental Program brings treatment to low-income, homeless and migrant communities in King County and throughout our region. Using offices set up in 38-foot, converted Winnebagos, the program offers services that are free or low cost and help people lead healthier, more productive lives.
62% of American bankruptcies are linked to medical bills.
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Washington ranks 14 in nation in overall health
Washington state ranks No. 14 in the country in overall health, according to the latest America's Health Rankings survey. 
Childhood Obesity Factsheet
A fact sheet compiled by the Children's Alliance on childhood obesity.
If I Had One More Day
The most recent report of findings and recommendations from the Washington State Domestic Violence Fatality Review.
County Health Rankings
The County Health Rankings study examines factors such as life expectancy and smoking rates to determine a county's health and helps policymakers see a clearer picture of the needs of their communities.
Closing the Gap
There is a growing movement that acknowledges, researches, and provides creative approaches to this threat to our health based on a strategic analysis of the role of race in both the problems and the solutions. This report identifies best practices around the country, from both inside and outside of the health care system.

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