SHIP is a statewide health initiative aimed at improving the overall health of parents, children, and the whole community by increasing physical activity, decreasing obesity, and decreasing tobacco use and smoke exposure.
As part of this effort, each county awarded funding is responsible for addressing 9 strategy areas in their community. The Live Wright initiative was launched in 2009 and a Community Leadership Team was formed to identify, facilitate, and implement evidence-based strategies and interventions to help Wright County citizens live longer, healthier lives.
For more information on this program, please call 763-682-8931
I Can Prevent Diabetes
Have you been told you were "pre-diabetic" or think you are at risk? Learn more about it and call us if you have further questions, want to be screened, or to join the Evidence Based Program. This program focuses on the power of small group dynamics, encouraging weight loss, and how to make long lasting, lifestyle changes.15-30% of pre-diabetics will develop Type 2 Diabetes, you don't have to be one of them.
Funding for these efforts is supported by grants awarded on behalf of the Minnesota Department of Health.