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University of Wisconsin–Madison

Assessing and Improving Community Health in Wisconsin

Cudahy Health Department

Implementation Approaches

Goal: Promote responsible use of alcohol among teens and parents

  • Objective: By 2020, the City of Cudahy will have a social hosting ordinance

Goal: Development of collaborative and sustainable programs between the Cudahy School System and other agencies to address mental health and AODA issues

  • Objective: By 2020, The Task force will host an open forum or panel discussion/presentation to address alcohol abuse and related behaviors

Goal: All Cudahy residents will be physically active.

  • Objective:By 2020, there will be a 5% decrease in the number of overweight Cudahy residents

Goal: All Cudahy residents will choose healthier food options.

  • Objective: By 2020, there will be an 5% increase in vegetable intake for Cudahy residents
  • Objective: By 2020, there will be an increase in the number of outreach activities related to nutrition

Goal: Increased community awareness of available resources for substance abuse and mental health

  • Objective: By 2020, the Task Force will develop & distribute an easy to use brochure listing community resources for substance abuse and mental health

Goal: Development of collaborative and sustainable programs between the Cudahy School System and other agencies to address mental health and AODA issues.

  • Objective: By 2020, the Cudahy School System will develop a framework in collaboration with community mental health services which identifies how to introduce mental health education/ behavioral strategies to educators and school system employees.

Goal: To identify developmental delays in children living or playing in the Cudahy community in order to promote early intervention.

  • By 2020, there will be an increase in the number of children screened using the Ages and Stages Questionnaire.

Goal: Increased community awareness of available resources for substance abuse and mental health

  • Objective: By 2020, the Task Force will develop & distribute an easy to use brochure listing community resources for substance abuse and mental health

Goal: Development of collaborative and sustainable programs between the Cudahy School System and other agencies to address mental health and AODA issues.

  • Objective: By 2020, the Cudahy School System will develop a framework in collaboration with community mental health services which identifies how to introduce mental health education/ behavioral strategies to educators and school system employees.

Goal: To enhance life skills in Cudahy youth and positive parenting in families.

  • Objective: By 2020, evaluate the Cudahy School District Curriculum for courses that address life skills, (i.e.; physical and mental health, nutrition, communication skills, parenting skills, financial skills, and safety.)

Goal: To enhance life skills in Cudahy youth and positive parenting in families.

  • Objective: By 2020, there will be an increase in the number of opportunities offered to the Cudahy community to enhance life skills and positive parenting.
  • Objective: By 2020, evaluate the Cudahy School District Curriculum for courses that address life skills, (i.e.; physical and mental health, nutrition, communication skills, parenting skills, financial skills, and safety.)

Healthy Growth and Development

Goal: To Promote Breastfeeding in Cudahy.

  • Objective: By 2020, the number of women who initiate breastfeeding will increase by 10%.
  • Objective: By 2020, the number of women breastfeeding exclusively for 6 months will increase by 5%.
  • Objective: A minimum of 5 Cudahy businesses/organizations will be breastfeeding friendly.