This set of principles from Health Begins are designed for state and local health departments for implement alongside community leaders as part of evolving COVID-19 community response and resiliency efforts, including contact tracing. Each principle includes suggested strategies and resources, and the site also includes a guide to help states, counties, and cities advance the...

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This technical assistance tool from the Center for Health Care Strategies (CHCS) was developed to support Medicaid agencies, managed care organizations, health care providers, and community partners in mapping cross-sector partnership roles for addressing health-related social needs based on the strengths of each stakeholder. Activities included in the framework are organized under five key categories...

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A data tool from CSH that measures whether a racial and/or ethnic group’s representation in a particular public system is proportionate to, over or below their representation in the overall population (proportionality) and also allows for the examination of systematic differences between groups and geographies (disparities). Distinguishing the Racial Disparities and Disproportionality Index (RDDI) from...

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This guidebook from the California Health Care Foundation (CHCF) aims to help community health organizations mitigate cultural risks associated with partnering while simultaneously harnessing cultural strengths to build sturdier, more effective partnerships. Tools in the guidebook include actionable insights, hands-on exercises, and real-world examples. Using the guidebook, readers will learn: How to define what culture...

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