WELCOME!  The Orange County Women's Health Project is an exciting grassroots collaborative launched in 2011 to serve as the convener for women’s health issues in Orange County, California.

Our Mission:  To advance women's health in Orange County through education, collaboration, and advocacy. 
Our Vision:    An Orange County where all women achieve optimal health and wellness. 




Orange County Women's Health Dashboard – Now Available!

WOMEN'S HEALTH DASHBOARD

The Orange County Women's Health Project, in collaboration with the Orange County Health Care Agency and California State University at Fullerton, Department of Health Science, is excited to announce that the Women's Health Dashboard is now available on OC Healthier Together, the county's community health data platform!

The Women's Health Dashboard shows select indicators related to women's health in Orange County.  Users can now access this comprehensive resource and see how women's health in Orange County compares to other counties throughout California and the U.S., identify priority health issues affecting OC women, and identify areas for improvement. Learn more...


LATEST NEWS

LINK TO HRSA 2016 GUIDELINES AND KAISER FACT SHEET PDF

Good news – American women have access to more preventive health services at no additional cost thanks to updates to the Affordable Care Act (ACA).  On December 20, 2016, the federal government reaffirmed and updated the list of covered preventive services originally adopted in 2011 by accepting new recommendations from the Women’s Preventive Services Initiative (WPSI). Read more... 




RECENT ACTIVITY


01.21.2017  –  ORANGE COUNTY WOMEN'S MARCH

On Saturday, January 21, 2017 the Orange County Women's Health Project joined approximately 20,000 OC residents participating in the OC Women's March in Downtown Santa Ana.  OC residents from all communities came together to stand in solidarity and support women's rights, human rights, and social justice.  The OCWHP's Founding Project Director, Allyson Sonenshine, spoke at the event and rallied marchers around women's health and the Affordable Care Act.  Thank you to everyone who participated in this event in Orange County and across the globe!

               
 

10.21.2016  –  4th ORANGE COUNTY WOMEN'S HEALTH SUMMIT

Thank you to all who attended, presented, and sponsored the 4th Orange County Women's Health Summit on Friday, October 21! 

                                               


If you'd like to review the Program and Abstract Book, please click here

If you'd like to review the PowerPoints presented at the Summit, please click here

For more information about the event, please click here.


05.31.2016  –  DVHC-OC FEATURED IN OC REGISTER

We are honored that the Orange County Register has featured the new Domestic Violence & Health Collective - Orange County in an article.  Read about the a new public health campaign as well as the Collective’s ambitious efforts to strengthen the local healthcare sector’s response to domestic violence.  Read more...

       



ABOUT US

The OCWHP's signature event is the Orange County Women’s Health Summit, the premiere (and only) gathering of women’s health stakeholders to discuss the state of women’s health in Orange County, health disparities and systems gaps affecting local women, and the impact of the Affordable Care Act on women’s health.

The OCWHP also co-leads three Task Forces dedicated to improving health outcomes relating to breast cancer, cervical cancer, domestic violence, and teen reproductive health in Orange County.

In addition, we participate in regional and statewide community health initiatives, deliver presentations about women's health issues, and develop materials intended to advance women's health in Orange County.  Read more...






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