Washington Apple

Working today for a healthier Washington tomorrow

We are a non-profit association of members who work in public health, health care, and other areas dedicated to improving health and safety in all communities across Washington. Join us to make Washington a place where we all have an equal chance to be healthy.

 

New Blog: Investing in the Future of Our Public Health System

Like most Americans, investing and thinking about the future is not easy for me. Investing money now for when I’m 70 is a lot less appealing in the moment than buying a new carbon fiber mountain bike. This said, pivotal moments or crises in our lives often help us reprioritize what is important. My daughter was diagnosed with a serious medical condition after her first birthday. As new parents we were devastated, and we immediately began treatment. Once her care began, we started thinking about her long-term needs. What would she need to be successful? What would happen to our daughter if we, her parents, were no longer around? Faced with mounting challenges, we made the critical decision to invest in our daughter’s future to ensure she has a vibrant and happy life. Read more

HEALTHIER COMMUNITIES TOGETHER

Giving a voice to public health

We represent public health interests in important policy discussions. Learn more about policy and advocacy.

Bringing together community

We connect the diverse community of individuals and organizations that contribute to improving the public’s health. Read our blog.

Helping you make a difference

We facilitate knowledge and information sharing to support you in your work to protect and promote the public’s health. Learn more about the Annual Conference.



Membership in WSPHA places you in the company of a community of individuals and organizations dedicated to making health and safety a reality for all people in our state. WSPHA offers both individual and organizational memberships. BECOME A MEMBER

 




One of the most long-standing affiliates of the American Public Health Association (APHA), we have been working to protect and promote the public’s health in Washington State since 1935.