Taking Action to Address Critical Gaps in Teen Immunization

Immunization data have revealed significant gaps in vaccination coverage among adolescents, especially those 16-to-18 years of age. There is a significant need to ensure that these adolescents receive timely immunization to prevent the threat of significant health consequences. To support this effort, the Adolescent Immunization…

SDOH: The Game of Life

Education is the first step to understanding the social determinants of health and making on impact on health outcomes. Our team developed a presentation to take to professionals and key stakeholders in our community to demonstrate and provide tools to identify and subsequently address the…

Madera County Moves Upstream for Increased Impact

Live Well Madera County’s Community Health Improvement Plan goals will focus exclusively on upstream preventative intervention. In addition to CHIP goals to address the two strategic priorities, diabetes and obesity and child abuse and neglect, the over 25 Live Well partners agreed the CHIP will…

From Thailand to Yosemite: Journey Through Culture Shock

Visitors to Yosemite National Park might have seen her ⎯ a young woman working as a housekeeper at one of the hotels catering to the thousands of tourists who stream through Mariposa County every year.