Special Initiatives
Special Initiatives  
The Department operates programs and services that impact the health of the community, however at times new or emerging public health issues are identified. Often special initiatives are areas where Department staff are working with community members from coalitions, workgroups or advisory groups. In other instances, they involve topics that the Department has been receiving questions about.   

Affordable Care Act Information

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Health Impacts of Climate Change

Learn more about the Department's efforts to plan for the anticipated local health impacts of climate change ...more

Thurston County Comprehensive Plan - Health & Human Services Chapter Update 2017

This plan for the long-term growth and development of unincorporated (rural) areas in Thurston County is being updated 2017-2018. Find out more about the updating of the Health & Human Services Chapter ...more

Youth Suicide Prevention

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This page last updated: 07/02/21