Health Matters, Place Matters
For guidance on using these dashboards, visit Navigating the Health District Dashboards.
Although individuals may have different experiences, the opportunity to live a long and healthy life can vary widely depending on where you live. Most people in Northern Virginia, for instance, live in areas where economic and consumer resources, the environment and access to care provide residents with ample opportunity to be healthy. In other areas of Virginia, however, people may have more difficulty living healthy lives and making healthy choices. Use the dashboard below to explore health opportunities in local health districts throughout the Commonwealth. For insight into the social drivers of health in your area, use the radio buttons on the right to switch profiles.
A Closer Look
Health opportunity in local health districts varies broadly across Virginia. It also varies significantly block by block and street by street within local health districts. Use the tool below to examine health opportunity at the Census Tract level in your Local Health District. Census Tracts are statistical areas created by the US Census Bureau that roughly equate to neighborhoods or groups of neighborhoods with similar characteristics. For insight into the social drivers of health in your area, use the radio buttons on the right to switch between the HOI and the four profiles.