The Community Wellness Program promotes health and wellness with community-based strategies that focus on Healthy Eating and Active Living. We hope as our partner you find these resources helpful and informational.
Ohodugwa’ nüümü – Healthy People NEWSLETTER
The Community Wellness Program publishes monthly newsletters for all of our community partners. Below is a list of archived newsletters, filled with health information, articles and videos. If you are interested in signing up for our newsletter, subscribe by clicking on the button below. We hope you will join us!
Archived Newsletters: May 2015 June 2015 July 2015 August 2015 September 2015 October 2015 November 2015 December 2015 January 2016 February 2016 March 2016 April 2016 May 2016 June 2016 July 2016 August 2016 September 2016 October 2016 November 2016 December 2016 February 2017 March 2017 May 2017 June 2017
Ohodugwa’ nüümü – Healthy People RADIO SHOW
The Healthy People Radio Show Season One was hosted by Kris Hohag and Serena Johnson in 2016. Each episode featured interviews with community members working to make our Tribal communities healthy and vibrant places to live. The show featured conversations on healthy eating and active living to inspire the listener with positive suggestions for change. Thanks for listening and have a healthy day!
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Reports and Press Releases
Interested in learning more? We write and produce many reports and press releases detailing the success of our projects. We hope you find the following interesting, and welcome any questions or ideas for partnering you might have! Click on each link below to read the document.
Evaluation of Projects
We assess the effectiveness of our projects and initiatives, in order to understand how a given intervention will improve the health and quality of life of community members. We will post updates, reports, and findings here to share with our community. This information helps guide our future programming and direction of our work.
Our Community Wellness Program conducted community interviews to better understand the current health status, health behaviors, and needs of the people we serve in 2016 and 2017. We are currently compiling the information we received, and will post reports and summaries here in fall of 2017.
Our Community Wellness Program collaborated with partners to improve the affordability of healthy foods, employ point of purchase signage, increase community members’ awareness of healthy food outlets and healthy food preparation, offer technical assistance to food retail outlets operating in food deserts, and implement communication approaches to increase awareness of location of healthy food options. Short-term intended outcomes of these farmers market interventions include reduced costs for, and increased knowledge and availability of, healthy foods.
Walking and Biking Paths
Our Community Wellness Program are collaborating with partners to increase access to physical activity through walking and biking paths. and the availability of bicycle and walking paths. This work is being evaluated through an actual use assessment of the number of persons visiting the paths.