Who We Are
Working as Advancing Health Literacy Franklin County, our team brings together professionals from Franklin County Public Health, Columbus Public Health, Nationwide Children’s Hospital and University of Hawaii to reduce COVID-related health disparities and improve health outcomes among racial and ethnic minorities.
Simply put, our goal is to improve access and the ability to make informed health-related decisions, especially for those who are most impacted by health disparities.
Develop community and health literacy-informed COVID-19 messaging for Franklin County racial and ethnic minorities. Our focus is to improve COVID-19 information access and understanding.
Create and support a sustainable Health Literacy infrastructure for community organizations. We aim to improve COVID-19 health literacy and equity.
Our Guiding Data
Learn more about why we are focused on health literacy
Health Literacy Data Map
Find out about local health literacy scores
Adult Competencies Skills Map
Explore the health literacy level of your neighborhood
Be informed of local and state-wide vaccination and case rates
How we will make a difference
We will improve health literacy at an organizational level through training, engagement and partnerships which will lead to better health literacy skills for organizations and those they serve.
JOIN US IN OUR MISSION
We aim to provide resources and opportunities for partners and organizations in Franklin County to advance their health literacy practices and skills. Reach out to learn how you can get involved.