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University of Wisconsin–Madison

Assessing and Improving Community Health in Wisconsin

Greenfield Health Department

Implementation Approaches

Goal: Prevent or reduce substance use and abuse among youth and adults in the City of Greenfield.

Strategy 1.1: Increase collaboration between community organizations.

  • Meet with 10 organizations/groups to discuss leveraging resources and common interest to increase awareness and decrease stigma
  • Partner with 10 organizations to provide QPR training
  • Increase outreach to distribute brochures & informational material at 10 new locations

Strategy 1.2: Increase awareness and decrease stigma.

  • Create one resource list of other community organizations substance use, abuse, and mental health issues
  • Host 10 community events regarding Behavioral Health

Goal: Ensure residents in and across Greenfield will have access to the resources to live a healthy lifestyle and demonstrate behaviors that support a healthy lifestyle.

Strategy 3.1: Increase fruit and vegetable consumption among Greenfield residents.

  • The Farmers Market will increase number of community partners by 10%
  • WIC produce donations will increase by 10%
  • Community partner educational presentations will increase 25%

Strategy 3.2: Increase the amount of residents meeting the recommended minutes of physical activity per week (150 minutes).

  • The Health Department will develop one Walking Map
  • T Bike Trail promotion will increase 25%
  • Health Department staff will increase research for opportunities/barriers to physical activity

Strategy 3.3: Increase the percentage of breastfed infants.

  • Decrease the Stigma on Breastfeeding by partnering with WIC to receive 200 survey responses

Goal: Prevent or reduce substance use and abuse among youth and adults in the City of Greenfield.

Strategy 1.1: Increase collaboration between community organizations.

  • Meet with 10 organizations/groups to discuss leveraging resources and common interest to increase awareness and decrease stigma
  • Partner with 10 organizations to provide QPR training
  • Increase outreach to distribute brochures & informational material at 10 new locations

Strategy 1.2: Increase awareness and decrease stigma.

  • Create one resource list of other community organizations substance use, abuse, and mental health issues
  • Host 10 community events regarding Behavioral Health

Goal : To create a positive, vibrant community that permits and encourages successful aging among all adults.

Strategy 2.1: Increase awareness of Alzheimer’s and Dementia related conditions to reduce stigma in the community.

  • Increase educational programming within our community
  • Designate the City of Greenfield as a Dementia-Friendly Community
  • Establish 1 memory café

Strategy 2.2: Increase educational programming offerings, including leverage partnerships, related to “key life issues” that impact the adult population.

  • Increase participation in community health events
  • Increase the number of evidence-based community workshops
  • Increase outreach by 50% to organizations regarding “End of Life Decisions”

Strategy 2.3: Increase information dissemination and increase advocacy.

  • Health Department staff will create 200 social media posts relating to healthy aging
  • Health Department staff and Healthiest Coalition members will increase advocacy to support healthy aging initiatives