Responsible for oversight of planning, data collection, performance measures, and implementation activities for Strategic Issue #1 and associated goals and strategies. Overseeing implementation of Health Commons care coordination technology and establishing future vision of care coordination services in Kittitas County.
Team of care providers from different agencies in the community who coordinate care for people who use emergency services frequently or are at risk of re-hospitalization.
Contact Sue Logsdon
Service providers and community members interested in opportunities to improve behavioral health services, increase interagency communication and expand the coordination of care. The work group promotes "warm handoff” referrals, and “no wrong door” policies through assistance with system and resource navigation.
Every 2nd Thursday at 12 pm
Chair: Greg Aubol, Comprehensive Healthcare, Director of Kittitas Services
Community members and partners who are impacted by or interested in bringing solutions surrounding substance use in the community. The work group focuses on expanding and improving upon substance use prevention, treatment, and recovery options in Kittitas County.
3rd Wednesday 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Chair: Pamela Tuggle-Miles, Community Health of Central Washington, Connect Program
The work group is comprised of service providers and partners in the jail who focus on expanding and improving upon substance use prevention, treatment, and recovery options in the Kittitas County Jail and upon reentry into the community.
1st Wednesday 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Chair: Alicia Ogren
The work group is driven by cross sector collaborations to educate the community on ACEs and Resilience. The goal is to move from a trauma blind to a more trauma informed community to build supports and resilience.
Every 3rd Wednesday 1pm to 2pm
Chair: Tiffini Hawkins, Skookum Kids
Group of data-minded individuals from partner organizations to provide data and performance measure supports to KCHN efforts. This work group is essential in the development of the Community Health Assessment and the Community Health Improvement Plan.
Quarterly and as requested
The CCWG is driven by the Strategic Plan created from the findings of the Childcare Needs Assessment that was completed in 2021. The group works in collaboration with providers, leaders, parents, families, and members of the community to focus on bringing solutions to the unmet need of child care in Kittitas county.
Every 3rd Thursday at 1 pm
Chair: Michele Cawley, Early Learning Coalition
The group works in collaboration with service providers and members of the community to focus on bringing solutions to improve health equity for
all in Kittitas County
Quarterly, Every 3rd Tuesday (in February, May, August and November) at 1 pm
Chair: Alicia Ogren
The Leadership Council is comprised of cross-sector agency representatives and community members who are highly engaged in leading community health improvement activities.
Every 2nd Wednesday
9:30 am to 11:30 am
Chair: Sue Gunn, Comprehensive