Addressing Inequities in Health: Key Concepts for Counties

Dec. 6, 2018 , 2:00 pm – 3:15 pm

Counties touch the lives of their residents through the many agencies that serve their communities, be it through social services, transportation, labor, or education. As such, counties are in a prime position to influence the health and well-being of their residents by utilizing approaches that address the social determinants of health. These factors influence the ways in which we grow, live, learn and work.

Join us to learn how counties can use health equity as a framework to develop programs and policies to improve the health of their residents. Experts from County Health Rankings & Roadmaps and the Government Alliance on Race and Equity will share strategies and tools for counties doing work to create positive shifts in health for their residents. Then hear from Boone County, Mo. on the work they are doing to create more equitable health opportunities in their community.