Other Health-Related Data

County Health Rankings

The County Health Rankings & Roadmaps program is a collaboration between the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute.

For health data by county, please visit: County Health Ranking

Let's Get Healthy California

On May 3, 2012, Governor Jerry Brown issued Executive Order B-19-12 establishing the Let’s Get Healthy California Task Force to “develop a 10-year plan for improving the health of Californians, controlling health care costs, promoting personal responsibility for individual health, and advancing health equity.” The Executive Order directed the Task Force to issue a report by mid-December, 2012, with recommendations for how the state can make progress toward becoming the healthiest state in the nation over the next decade.

The plan was released in January 2013. Access the 10-year plan by visiting CHHS

Healthy People 2020

Healthy People provides science-based, ten-year national objectives for improving the health of all Americans. For 3 decades, Healthy People has established benchmarks and monitored progress over time in order to:

  • Encourage collaborations across communities and sectors
  • Empower individuals toward making informed health decisions
  • Measure the impact of prevention activities
  • Measure the impact of prevention activities

Healthy People 2020 was launched December 2, 2010 and can be accessed at Healthy People.

What’s New

Board of Directors Solidifies Funding Commitment for One Coachella Valley

COACHELLA VALLEY – Feb. 28, 2018 – The Desert Healthcare District’s Board of Directors yesterday approved a resolution for $6 million in expansion funding, which is $300,000 annually for 20 years of unrestricted funds, as part of the Riverside County Local Formation Commission (LAFCO) expansion application. This represents a self-funded revenue source that would support programs and services to the residents of Eastern Coachella Valley upon successful voter approval of the expansion initiative in November of this year.