Community Health in Lacey, Washington
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This paper describes the city of Lacey, Washington and the community health issues faced within its municipality. First, the paper gives an overview of the population of Lacey. Then, it discusses the primary medical centers in the area. Additionally, issues of poverty and social services in the area are addressed. The paper concludes by showing how poverty and health care are interrelated, with the city giving the hospitals within the are the task of providing care for its poor population.
From the Paper:"The city of Lacey, Washington is located in Thurston County and has an approximate population of just over 31,000 people. The average income within the city is $43,000 and there is a diverse population comprised of primarily white, Black, American Indian and Asian individuals. There are four primary medical centers in the area, to include St. Peters Chemical Dependency Center, Providence St. Peter's Hospital, Columbia Capital Medical Center and Western State Hospital ("Lacey", 2006). There is a 9. 2% poverty rate in Lacey, with a statewide rate of 10.6% ("Quick", 2006). The hospitals within the area have been tasked with providing care for..."
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