Chronic Disease

The Chronic Disease Dashboard provides a snapshot of disease status in Island County, summarizing key data related to health outcomes and conditions in our communities.

Chronic Disease Prevention

Six in 10 Americans live with at least one chronic disease such as heart disease and stroke, cancer, and diabetes. Island County Public Health helps people and communities prevent chronic diseases - promoting health and wellness for all.

Current Island County Activities

  • Island County WIC Program - Supporting access to healthy foods and making connections to health services.
  • Community Health Planning - We engage in comprehensive community health assessment and planning to understand and address a variety of factors related to chronic disease outcomes, working in collaboration with healthcare providers and community organizations. Comprehensive health planning helps set goals for interventions and track progress.
  • Community Outreach Workers - We support residents across the lifespan, providing resources to help with conditions like childhood asthma, diabetes, heart health, long COVID, and hypertension. Services are available in English and Spanish. We also plan health fairs and nutrition workshops across Island County. Workshops are offered at convenient community locations in English and Spanish, and are based on the Eat Healthy, Be Active curriculum from

For community outreach services, complete our Referral Form and select "Help Getting Connected to Health Services."