Everyone deserves to be healthy regardless of status, resources or circumstances. Equity within health and wellness occurs when people can attain their full health potential. No one should be disadvantaged in this opportunity. The Health and Wellness strategic portfolio aims to support access to care and improving on current conditions, as well as upstream interventions and social determinants of health.
Dogwood’s COVID-19 initiatives have been central to our short-term work in health and wellness, along with bold goals to address substance use disorder. We are currently developing other long-range goals and strategies for health and wellness in 2021, and will share those as they are identified. In the meantime, we are interested in learning more about work currently happening throughout Western North Carolina, and invite organizations to complete a pre-application to share your ideas, plans and projects with us.
Blue Ridge Health provides a robust slate of medical services to the Western North Carolina community, offering everything from medical and dental services to behavioral health, nutrition and school-based programs. Blue Ridge Health has evolved and grown over time, but its mission has remained steadfast – to provide quality healthcare that is accessible and affordable for all.