Social Determinants of Health

There’s a lot of discussion today focused on the Social Determinants of Health.  These are defined as the conditions in which people are born, grow, live, work and age and include factors like socioeconomic status, education, neighborhood, and physical environment, employment, and social support networks as well as access to health care.

There are a growing number of programs and initiatives working to address the Social Determinants of Health both within and outside of the healthcare system.

Please take a few minutes to watch the video above and consider the impacts of these Social Determinants of Health on our community.