CHWCMR & Arcora Foundation conducted an Oral Need Assessment in WA
CHWCMR and Arcora Foundation conducts CHWCMR conducts an Oral Needs Assessment to identify our community's needs for oral health and determine the severity of their needs and outline the type of information we need to address during our oral health training. A total of 91 participants were interviewed by phone in Spanish from the following places in
Washington State: Tri-cities, Yakima County, Sedro Wooley, King County, Snohomish
County, Mouth Vernon, Olympia, County of Pierce, Skagit County, and Renton. These
are cities and counties with a high percentage of Latinx migrants and refugees.
The assessment consists of 56 questions about demographics, oral health practices, health
habits, assistance with oral health practices from parents to children, and identification of
barriers that participants face in receiving oral care.