Health

Sexually Transmitted Disease

After peaking with having the highest rate in the state for gonorrhea, the numbers have significantly declined in Cowlitz County. The rates for Sexually Transmitted Infections overall has dropped but chlamydia rates could push it higher. Goal:  ≤ state rate

Teen Pregnancy Rate

The number of pregnancies for women 15-17 years old has been steadily declining. The birth rate for teenagers 18-19 years is significantly higher and higher than state average. Goal: ≤ state rate

Overall Health
Healthy behaviors and quality of life in the community

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