Thrive Barron County Shows Progress
Thursday, July 9, 2015 at 8:15 AM
Thrive Barron County is a partnership between public health, Cumberland Healthcare, Lakeview Medical Center, Marshfield Clinic, Marshfield Clinic Dental Center, Mayo Clinic Health System- Northland and Turtle Lake Medical Clinic. These entities began a health assessment process with Barron County residents in 2011. Now, in 2015, there are over 25 different organizations and multiple community members who are working together to address the top three health priorities chosen by the community:
- Chronic Disease Prevention & Management
- Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs
- Prenatal Tobacco Use
- Youth Connectedness to Adults
- Mental Health
- Promotion and Stigma Reduction
- Access for Youth
Read about our progress in the attached report!
To get involved or to learn more about Thrive Barron County go to www.thrivebc.org or contact Public Health at 715-537-5691, press 1.
If you have questions or concerns about this report, please contact:
Kelli Engen, Barron County Health Officer
715-537-5691, press 1