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Providing regular, updated data on the health of King County's population is a core function of Public Health — Seattle & King County. Data is intended to inform the community, including policy makers, medical personnel, researchers, community-based organizations, government agencies and individuals to understand and respond to diseases, threats and underlying conditions impacting our health.

Data highlights

Health Care for the Homeless Network: Racial Equity Caucusing Report, 2019
The Health Care for the Homeless Network of King County formed a group of local partners to focus on improving health care services for people experiencing homelessness through a racial equity lens.

Healthy Food Availability & Food Bank Network Report and Slides
A resource for people and organizations interested in building equitable access to healthy food in Seattle

The impact of firearms on King County children and youth
This dashboard summarizes information about the impact of firearms on King County children and youth as well as firearm storage practices for adults with and without children.

The Assessment, Policy Development and Evaluation Unit's primary work is assessment and evaluation of population-based data and interventions, integrating qualitative analysis, and policy development. We are a multidisciplinary group of epidemiologists, social research scientists, and policy specialists. We collaborate with community and other Public Health — Seattle & King County divisions, using and developing state-of-the-art techniques for data collection and analysis. Our goal is to provide leadership and technical assistance for population-level health assessment, data-driven program planning, program evaluation, and policy.

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