Afterwards lifetime high quality, compound abuse, pounds and mental well being are Midland health goal places

A collaborative group of far more than 35 organizations from all sectors of the community are targeting bodily and psychological wellbeing gaps in Midland County. In gentle of the pandemic, the group has adapted techniques to successfully tackle neighborhood wants. These attempts are section of the Local community Health and fitness Improvement Prepare (CHIP), which was in the beginning released in early 2016 and is celebrating 5 yrs of advancements in the group.

The Well being and Human Companies Council of Midland County will have a virtual update of the CHIP endeavours at 9:30 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 27. The informational conference will be held through Zoom and will focus on group health and fitness through a pandemic. Dr. Catherine Bodnar, professional medical director for the Midland County Wellbeing Department, will supply an update. Community leaders will current on successes and challenges in the four precedence places: later on daily life high quality, material abuse, healthful body weight, and mental health and fitness.

“Working in collaboration is the ideal way to go the needle on health issues in our local community,” claimed Sharon Mortensen, chair of the CHIP Committee and president & CEO of the Midland Area Group Foundation. “As we reach the fifth 12 months of the CHIP, we’re enthusiastic to share some of the initiatives and packages that have occur out of this collaboration.”

The CHIP was formulated employing info from a wide range of area and nationwide sources, such as the Midland County Dashboard, county wellbeing rankings, behavioral danger component surveys, data from MidMichigan Well being and others.

“The Group Wellness Improvement Strategy is important to our economic, social, actual physical and emotional local community wellbeing.” claimed Bodnar. “I motivate anybody to go to and master about the development we’ve manufactured and what is getting finished in Midland County, even in the midst of the pandemic.”

To be a element of the update, go to the Wellness and Human Services Facebook page at www.facebook.comhealthymidland and simply click on the website link or use the adhering to Zoom link: For concerns, connect with Sharon Mortensen at 989-839-9661.