The Oral Health Access Steering Committee is excited to announce that the Local Progress Page is now live on DataShare Santa Cruz County. This platform provides a comprehensive database of Santa Cruz County residents' wellbeing, making it an invaluable resource for local collaborative programs, initiatives, agencies, and organizations that aim to increase equity and achieve specific wellbeing goals in the area.
According to Monica Nicholas, Project Director of the Local Oral Health Program in the County of Santa Cruz Health Services Agency, sharing up-to-date data in a timely manner has been a challenge. To overcome this obstacle, the Data Share Progress Page was created to enhance transparency, data sharing, and progress tracking among multiple partners. The page focuses on a few chosen oral health population data trends, comparing them to local, state, and national data, to provide an overview analysis of residents' oral health outcomes by age, race and ethnicity, insurance type,
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