Our Stories

As the Accountable Community of Health (ACH) of Pierce County, we are charged with transforming the healthcare delivery system to ensure everyone in our diverse community has access to whole-person care. Our work, in collaboration with our partners, initiates a ripple effect through the entire system. We are creating models for sustainable change that can be scaled and spread, linking health and human services.

Our Statement on Prejudice and Health Equity

June 5, 2020

After the loss of life our nation has experienced, our resolve is strengthened toward achieving equity – a fundamental pillar to the society we envision and seek to build – especially when it comes to health. The process of advancing toward health equity demands vigilance, and our ongoing work supports people and places where needs are greatest.

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Elevate Health’s Community Response to COVID-19

May 6, 2020

As of early May, Washington State had reported more than 15,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases and over 800 deaths due to the virus. While Washington state unemployment numbers neared a staggering half a million people. The immediate burden to our systems of care – from medical centers to behavioral health access to housing and food security is immense.

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