The COVID-19 pandemic is exposing the longstanding structures, policies and systems that have produced unfair differences in how long and well people live. This conversation will offer strategies for conducting a community assessment as part of the response to this public health emergency. Understanding how COVID-19 has impacted the social and economic factors in your community can assist leaders in prioritizing strategies critical for a customized response. This webinar will introduce resources that can help participants understand how social determinants of health affect the health of their community and evidence- based programs and policies for addressing identified priorities.
Speaker: Aliana Havrilla
Ali is an Action Learning Coach at County Health Rankings & Roadmaps, a collaboration of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute. She is part of a team that develops online tools to connect communities to evidence-informed strategies and community change resources, fosters peer learning and connections, delivers knowledge and skill building sessions, and recognizes and celebrates health improvement.