Assessing and Improving Community Health in Wisconsin

Lakeview Medical Center

1700 WEST STOUT STREET
RICE LAKE, WI 54868
Barron County
Hospital Website
Community Health Needs Assessment
Community Health Implementation Plan

Implementation Approaches

Long Term Goal: By 2018, reduce driving deaths related to alcohol use in Barron County

Objective: Reduce alcohol abuse in Barron county.

  • Partner with the Barron County Sherriff’s Department (BCSD) to increase awareness of the dangerous impact of operating a vehicle under the influence

Long Term Goal: By 2018, reduce deaths related to drug abuse use in Barron county

Objective: Reduce drug usage in Barron county.

  • Partner with the Barron County Community Coalition (BCCO) and Barron County Sheriff’s Dept. (BCSD) to develop and implement a community awareness campaign educating the community on the risks of keeping expired drugs and the importance of disposing of them safely.
  • Partner with the BCCC and BCSD regarding the Hiding in Plain Sight Program.

Long Term Goal: By 2018, reduce adult smokers in Barron County

Objective: Increase community members perceived severity regarding the use of tobacco products.

  • Expand referral network to increase participation in LMC’s first breath, not-on-tobacco (N-O-T) and tobacco cessation programs

Long Term Goal: By 2018, decrease the number of Barron County residents who have pre-diabetes or type 2 diabetes.

Objective 1: In May 2017, Increase the number of residents screened at LMC’s free “Know Your Numbers” event

Objective 2: Reduce % of Adults who report a BMI >= 30

  • Increase annual participation in LMC’s offering of the National Diabetes Prevention Program.

Objective 3: By October 2017, Increase the number of worksites offering a Worksite Wellness program for their employees

Objective 1: By Spring 2017, Partner with Security Health Plan to provide the Mental Health First aid course to community members, educators, healthcare professionals

Objective 2: Increase self-efficacy among teachers in being able to identify mental health warning signs in students.

  • Partner with a Barron County school system to implement online training for teachers to recognize mental health warning signs in students.