Health Equity Program

Addressing health equity issues worsened by the COVID-19 pandemic.


Utah's Health Equity Program

PCRH, in collaboration with the DHHS Office of Health Equity has awarded almost 1 million dollars to 4 community-based organizations, 2 clinics and 1 educational institution to address health equity issues worsened by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Awardees and rural areas they are working in are:

  • Dove Center–St. George/Washington County
  • Holy Cross Ministries–Park City/Summit County
  • Latino Behavioral Health Services– Washington, Tooele,  Carbon, Grand and Emery Counties
  • Moab Free Health Clinic, Moab/Grand County
  • People’s Health Clinic, Park City/Summit County
  • PIK2AR (Pacific Island Knowledge to Action Resources), Tooele County
  • Southern Utah University Utah Center for Rural Health, statewide and focus on rural counties

Addressing Health Equity in a Post-COVID Landscape Grant Program

The objectives of the Addressing Health Equity in a Post-COVID Landscape funding opportunity are:

  • To build capacity within the community to address and mitigate health inequities highlighted by or exacerbated by COVID-19.
  • To promote health equity.
  • To link communities and individuals to social resources to meet their needs.
"Project supported by funds made available from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (A# NH75OT000059 – Activities to Support State, Local, and Territorial (STLT) Health Department Response to Public Health or Healthcare Crisis. 2021)"

Program contact info

Liz Craker
Health Systems Support Coordinator

Codes and rules

Read about the codes and rules that govern this program.

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