Assessing and Improving Community Health in Wisconsin

Greendale Health Department

5650 Parking Street
Greendale, WI 53129
Milwaukee County
Local Health Department Website
Community Health Needs Assessment
Community Health Implementation Plan
Time Frame: 2016-2020

Implementation Approaches

FOOD AND NUTRITION GROUP (FANG)

Goal: Increase consumption of fruits and vegetables by encouraging the adoption of healthy eating habits and increasing the availability of fresh produce and working with existing community organizations to implement nutrition -centered educational activities and events.

Strategies:

  • Create a community garden
  • Work with community partners to implement educational programs about gardens and eating fruits and vegetables
  • Establish at least one CSA drop-off site available to Greendale residents

STEP UP TO BETTER HEALTH

Goal: Implement and maintain community-wide approaches to increase physical activity among Greendale residents.

Strategies:

  • Plan and carry out an annual Fun Run/Walk.
  • Organize indoor walking at the Greendale High School.
  • Promote outdoor walking trails in the community.
  • Sponsor summer Playground Challenge.

SUCCESSFUL AGING IN GREENDALE FOR EVERYONE (SAGE)

Goal: Facilitate all aspects of healthy aging in the community for everyone.

Strategies:

  • Increase awareness of workgroup’s purpose and mission to village leadership
  • Improve communication and outreach efforts to Greendale residents about relevant topics related to successful aging
  • Increase community dialogue on successful aging
  • Pursue the World Health Organization’s Livable Community designation through AARP