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Providing regular, updated data on the health of King County's population is a core function of Public Health — Seattle & King County. Data is intended to inform the community, including policy makers, medical personnel, researchers, community-based organizations, government agencies and individuals to understand and respond to diseases, threats and underlying conditions impacting our health.

Data highlights

2018 King County Emergency Medical Services Annual Report
This report provides an in-depth look at the wide range of day-to-day regional activities that, in their totality, allow the EMS program to deliver world-class, life-saving care.

2017 Health Care for the Homeless Network Annual Report
The 2017 Health Care for the Homeless (HCHN) Annual Report describes how HCHN continues to strengthen the health care safety net for our most medically vulnerable patients and provide leadership to bring a focus on health needs into initiatives aimed at moving people into safe and stable housing.

2018/2019 CHNA LGBTQ Community Spotlight Report
This report examines the health inequities affecting the LGBTQ population, in particular for youth and young adults, as well as provide information about community health needs.

The Assessment, Policy Development and Evaluation Unit's primary work is assessment and evaluation of population-based data and interventions, integrating qualitative analysis, and policy development. We are a multidisciplinary group of epidemiologists, social research scientists, and policy specialists. We collaborate with community and other Public Health — Seattle & King County divisions, using and developing state-of-the-art techniques for data collection and analysis. Our goal is to provide leadership and technical assistance for population-level health assessment, data-driven program planning, program evaluation, and policy.

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