Via information visualized on maps and charts, customers can discover how well being and the circumstances and environments that affect well being are distributed throughout the county
VANCOUVER – Clark County Public Well being launched a brand new on-line information exploration device referred to as the More healthy Clark County InfoMap. The interactive device gives a brand new method of studying about well being points and the way they impression individuals in Clark County. Via information visualized on maps and charts, customers can discover how well being and the circumstances and environments that affect well being are distributed throughout the county.
“Public Well being is worked up to make health-related information extra simply accessible to the group by way of the More healthy Clark County InfoMap on-line device,” stated David Hudson, Wholesome Communities program supervisor. “This device will probably be obtainable at your fingertips 24 hours a day, seven days per week.”
Matter areas within the InfoMap embrace demographics and social components that affect well being, comparable to revenue, schooling and housing. The device additionally options maps and information for a number of public well being focus areas, together with maternal well being, persistent illness, and behavioral well being.
Public Well being envisions the InfoMap serving as a planning device to assist public well being, faculties, community-based organizations, coverage makers, and group members. Information from this device can be utilized to determine priorities and prevention efforts to deal with well being considerations, apply for grant funding, promote coverage and legislative priorities, and to study extra about locations in Clark County.
The device and a brief video demonstrating easy methods to navigate InfoMap can be found on the Public Well being web site, https://www.clark.wa.gov/public-health/healthier-clark-county-infomap.
Data supplied by Clark Co. WA Communications.