Top Health Concerns Issued For Everett and Snohomish County

May 1, 2013

Everett

Health

The Community Health Report Card is now available online

The Snohomish Health District has issued its community health report card.

It summarizes data on 80 indicators of individual and community health in Everett and Snohomish County.

According to the report card the top six health priorities are…

YOUTH PHYSICAL ABUSE
YOUTH AND ADULT OBESITY
SUICIDE
DENTAL DECAY IN CHILDREN
ACCESS TO A PRIMARY CARE PHYSICIAN
1st TRIMESTER PRENATAL CARE

These priorities are based on the number of people impacted, the seriousness of the issue in terms of health effects, and whether there are proven community-based interventions. The PHAC also considered community values and the existence of local organizations which might assist in tackling the topic.

Click this link to view the entire health report card.

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