The Healthy Marathon County is committed to making Marathon County the healthiest county in Wisconsin. Our members, who live and work in Marathon County, collaborate with community partners to build systems, environments, and a culture that supports health and wellness.
Through the Community Health Improvement Process, the following health priorities in Marathon County were identified: Access and Affordability of Health Care, Alcohol Misuse, Healthy Aging, Oral Health Care, Overweight/Obesity, Suicide Prevention, and Tobacco Use.
The Board of Directors partners with the following coalitions which focus efforts on the priorities and other health concerns:
The 2015-2017 LIFE Report was released at the LIFE Community Forum on January 19, 2016.
What Really Makes Us Healthy? Health beyond Healthcare, by William Dowling from the Federal Reserve Bank in San Francisco