Public Health Laws, Codes, and County-Specific Data

You can find public health law resources containing information about state codes and policies relating to public health. You can also visit which hosts a dashboard with public health indicators, houses various programmatic assessments, and publishes progress on our Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP).

Health Law Resources

Public Health Law Center

The Public Health Law Center, linked to Mitchell Hamline School Law School, addresses health issues through legal and policy approaches, leveraging legal expertise.

Center for Law and the Public's Health

This is a collaborative initiative affiliated with the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, examining legal aspects of public health.

California Health and Safety Code

Access the California Health and Safety Code's table of contents, covering all statutes regulating health and safety matters in California.

California Department of Public Health

State agency overseeing public health programs, regulations, and initiatives to protect and promote community well-being.

Well Dorado

The Well Dorado website is designed to improve the health of El Dorado County communities by providing accessible, data, local resources, and information. It aims to support collaboration, help users understand public health indicators, set goals, and evaluate progress. It is funded by the Public Health Division of the Health and Human Services Agency.

Visit the Well Dorado Website!

Community Health Assessment

Published in 2023, the community health assessment includes El Dorado County primary and secondary data collected and analyzed. The data was used to help guide, develop and inform our community health improvement plan (CHIP).

Community Health Assessment

Community Health Improvement Plan

A community health improvement process involves looking beyond the performance of individual organizations to understand how the activities of many contribute to community health improvement. The Public Health Division of El Dorado County is working on implementing our Community Health Improvement Plan that will use evidence-based strategies to improve public health.

Community Health Improvement Plan

California Healthy Places Index (HPI)

HPI includes diverse non-medical economic, social, political, and environmental factors that influence physical and cognitive function, behavior, and disease. Indicator data used for the HPI comes from publicly available sources and is available at a variety of different geographies.

California Healthy Places Index