On April 28th, panelists from Cook County, Cleveland, and Los Angeles County shared their experiences leveraging current health and housing projects to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic facing communities. Panelists shared lessons on 1) leveraging existing relationships to promote an equity-driven response, 2) promoting the value of data sharing and community health when developing new relationships, and 3) technical and relationship-based considerations to sharing data on vulnerable communities.
During this All In: Data for Community Health webinar, presenters from health departments in Massachusetts and Allegheny County, Pennsylvania will present case studies about their work to de-identify and link datasets to address the opioid epidemic. Presenters will also share strategies for navigating the legal framework to collect, use, and share data across sectors to improve community health while complying with legal and regulatory requirements and maintaining the public’s trust.
This All In webinar features projects addressing transportation with a multi-sector data component. FLOURISH: St. Louis, one of the BUILD Health Challenge awardees from St. Louis, MO, talk about how they are using data to addressing infant mortality through transportation in St. Louis. The Community Transportation Association of America, a national non-profit, will highlight Wheels to Wellness (W2W), a program in Southern Maryland, that allows healthcare staff in rural Maryland to schedule on-demand and pre-scheduled trips using an online portal, and Oklahoma City, OK, who is working with community partners to create a transportation program for parents working towards reunification with their children now in foster care.
Spatial analysis can reveal geographic insights about health-related public investments that remain hidden when applying a typical non-spatial perspective. This All In webinar will feature two communities using spatial analysis of local data as a tool that informs the advancement of geographic equity and may lead to improved health and well-being of residents in all areas of a city.