Get Healthy Idaho:
Building Healthy and Resilient Communities


Get Healthy Idaho is a community-driven, placed-based health initiative striving to improve health outcomes, lower healthcare costs, reduce health disparities and improve health equity across Idaho.
 
Through Get Healthy Idaho, the Department of Health and Welfare in partnership with communities is investing directly in bold and innovative solutions that address the root causes of poor health affecting entire communities and, ultimately, individuals, families and children.

VISION

"Healthy people living and thriving in safe, healthy and resilient communities"

MISSION

"To create the conditions that ensure all people can achieve optimal health and resiliency"

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Get Healthy Idaho: Building Healthy
and Resilient Communities 


On June 28, 2021, the Department of Health and Welfare welcomed communities across Idaho to apply for the second round of Get Healthy Idaho (GHI) funding. Get Healthy Idaho invests in innovative solutions that address the root causes of poor health unique to each community through collaboration, combining resources and aligning goals.

Through this funding opportunity, the Department aims to work with community leaders and change agents to catalyze upstream, community-driven solutions to address the factors that shape health outcomes and impact hopeful futures.

On August 27, 2021, the Department awarded the second round of GHI funding to the United Way of Southeastern Idaho. Learn more about GHI's placed based initiatives: