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Health and Wellness
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Health & Wellness

Vision

The Middle Border is known as a region where all citizens have clear access to healthy foods, affordable healthcare (both mental and physical) and activities which promote wellness.

Goal 1:  Connect providers with consumers to impact policy

Strategies:

  • Convene collaborative events to foster interaction between consumers & providers
  • Create channels for two-way communication between consumers & providers

 

Goal 2:  Increase access to fitness options, including sports & pools

Strategies:

  • Eliminate barriers to existing resources
  • Promote alternative (non-traditional) fitness options
  • Advocate for community-centered fitness options

 

Goal 3:  Increase access to mental health services

Strategies:

  • Create a public awareness campaign to increase visibility of existing resources
  • Encourage provision of services in non-traditional settings
  • Utilize technology to provide services to hard-to-reach populations

 

Goal 4:  Promote healthy food options

Strategies:

  • Create a public education campaign to encourage healthy food choices
  • Facilitate workshops, events & promotions to encourage healthy food choices
  • Partner with schools to increase availability of health food options for students