Caring for our Community
For more than 70 years, Kaiser Permanente has had the same mission: to provide high-quality, affordable health care services and to improve the health of our members and our communities. We’ve always known that good health goes beyond health care.
We believe healthy individuals need healthy communities to thrive, and healthy communities need healthy people.
We have a broad approach to improving the health and well-being of our communities that go beyond our grants and sponsorships. We recognize the impacts of social determinants like education, safe neighborhoods, food access, support systems, and employment on the health of our communities. We seek to make “upstream” investments in schools, neighborhood parks, local clinics, and a wide range of community-based organizations to improve “downstream” health outcomes. Here in Greater Sacramento, we have identified four critical health needs where we focus our efforts:
- Access to Care
- Healthy Eating Active Living
- Mental Health & Wellness
- Community & Family Safety
Our focus areas of need were identified through a Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA), which we conduct every three years in partnership with other healthcare providers in the region. Read the latest CHNA reports for Roseville, Sacramento, and South Sacramento here.