Community Health and Equity, Division of
In conjunction with the mission of the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH), the Division of Community Health & Equity (CHE) strives to prevent diseases; protect and promote the health and safety of the people of Rhode Island.
What we do
Eliminate health disparities and achieve health equity by addressing the social and environmental determinants of health.
Plan and implement public health activities using evidence-based and promising practices across the life course.
Engage communities as key partners in public health.
Collaborated with the Department of Corrections to coordinate public health education and services for incarcerated people.
Successfully completed Health Equity Zone Year 2 Initiatives and launched Year 3.