2009-2010 Rural Community Grant Recipients
Bloomer Memorial Medical Center
Diabetes Education, Health Coaching and Nutrition Improvement Project
Implementation grant to increase knowledge of diabetes, educate individuals on diabetes self management and provide education on nutrition in an effort to improve the health of diabetics in the Bloomer area.
Door County Memorial Hospital Foundation
Door Weigh to Family Health
Implementation grant to improve the health and well being of obese children and their families in Door County.
Edgerton Hospital and Health Services
Edgerton Employee Health Initiative
Planning grant funding to expand a community worksite wellness coalition, conduct an employer needs assessment of current wellness activities and pilot a worksite program.
Grant Regional Health Center-Lancaster
The Plunge Project
Implementation grant to develop a coordinated education campaign for 8th – 10th grade students and their families on the dangers and consequences of underage drinking.
Green Lake County Department of Health & Human Services
Small Business Worksite Wellness Project
Planning grant to conduct a small employer worksite wellness needs assessment, develop a wellness resource tool and conduct a pilot worksite wellness program with small employers.
Jackson County Health and Human Services
Jackson County Safe and Healthy Communities Initiative
Implementation grant for educational programs designed to address health and safety issues in Jackson County: a defensive driving course, a youth safety camp and a health, wellness and safety fair.
Memorial Health Center Clinics-Medford
Worksite Wellness Initiative for Taylor County
Implementation grant to collect baseline data on current worksite wellness programs in Taylor County and plan and pilot a worksite wellness program for area businesses.
St. Joseph’s Community Health Services-Hillsboro
Planning grant to develop and pilot a project to educate and assist with enrolling applicants in several health care programs, including Badgercare Plus, WIC and Senior Care.
Southwest Wisconsin Technical College
EMS Cardiac Life Support Training
Implementation grant to facilitate improved cardiac care throughout the five counties in southwest Wisconsin through the delivery of early advanced cardiac life support (ACLS) training to EMS and hospital emergency department staff.
Upland Hills Health-Dodgeville
Healthy Weight, Healthy Life
Implementation grant to provide community education and activities on heart disease, mental health, diabetes, and nutrition, focusing on their differing impact on men’s and women’s health.