Institute for Health and Aging
The State of the Great Central Valley of California-Assessing the Region via Indicators: Public Health and Access to Care
- Author(s): Porter,, Patricia, RN, MPH, CHES
- Fox,, Patrick, Ph.D.
- Beard,, Renee L., BA
- Chapman,, Ronald W., MD, MPH
- et al.
Each year the Great Valley Center produces a report in the five part State of the Great Central Valley series. The data is updated in 5-year increments.
Based on the data, the Great Valley Center recognizes the potential to improve health outcomes throughout the region. Overall, the indicators suggest five strategies:
* Invest in Prevention * Be Strategic With Limited Resources * Model Healthy Lifestyles for Youth * Build Coalitions in Support of a Healthier Environment * Reduce Poverty