Washington, District of Columbia
DC Health promotes health, wellness and equity, across the District, and protects the safety of residents, visitors and those doing business in our nation’s Capital.
Their responsibilities include identifying health risks; educating the public; preventing and controlling diseases, injuries and exposure to environmental hazards; promoting effective community collaborations; and optimizing equitable access to community resources.
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Health Equity Tool
Together with Human Impact Partners, we created an Equity Lens Tool for health officials and their staffs to use in the context of COVID-related decision making.View Tool
2020 Transition Paper
The next Administration and 117th Congress must implement policies to address COVID-19, substance use, systemic racism, and other health threats.Read Paper
Big City Health Officials: Vaccines Can Help Protect Communities of Color
Dr. Nesbitt joined other BCHC Members to explain why they got vaccinated.