Community Health Priority Areas of the Petaluma Health Care District
Access to Health Services
Support programs, services and workforce development efforts that increase access to acute and emergency services, primary care and mental health services for Petaluma district residents.
Mental Health & Substance Abuse
Increase awareness of mental health prevalence and services, lead efforts around community resilience and education on trauma-informed practices, and address and reduce substance abuse and addiction.
Heart Health & Healthy Food Consumption
Promote efforts that address cardiovascular health, obesity, food insecurity and access to healthy food, and increase opportunities for active living in the community.
Educational Attainment & Early Childhood Education
Work to ensure every child enters kindergarten ready to succeed, every child is supported in and out of school, and every young adult is prepared for and completes the highest level of education or training to achieve career readiness.
Housing Affordability & Availability
Participate in community efforts and support programs and services to address housing access equity, affordability and homelessness in the Petaluma area.