Decrease health disparities by coordinating and scaling prioritized interventions across hospitals & community partners.
WSU, partners, and other community members collaborated to apply for and win a designation as a Best Baby Zone for East Garfield Park; the first and only designation in Illinois.
WSU tracks the progress of our initiatives; we also track changes in community-level data to monitor progress towards our overarching goals and inform our actions and projects on the ground. We selected 3 Health & Healthcare metrics from our comprehensive measurement framework to highlight key areas of focus. For more information about our comprehensive framework, please click here.
Our 2019 West Side United commitments include the following:
- Launching ‘Live Healthy West Side’ a community health framework that promotes health and well-being around the following 2 health conditions:
- Hypertension management
- Maternal and child health