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University of Wisconsin–Madison

Assessing and Improving Community Health in Wisconsin

Calumet County Health Department

Implementation Approaches

Goal: To reduce risky and unhealthy alcohol use to protect the health, safety, and quality of life for all, especially children. 

Strategies:

  • Increase public awareness efforts to inform the community about the issue of underage drinking
  • Implement prevention education programs for parents, youth, and the general community
  • Promote alcohol-related policy change
  • Involve youth in REACH activities, including events that provide an alternative to underage drinking 

Goal: To empower Calumet County residents to build and embrace healthy lifestyles through education and wellness opportunities.

Strategies:

  • Encourage local partners to consider plans, action steps and policy changes that create healthier systems.
  • Increase physical activity levels of Calumet County residents
  • Promote education and opportunities related to healthy nutrition
  • Foster local networks of partners and coalition members that support healthy lifestyle efforts