Healthy Marathon County is a community catalyst to improve the health of Marathon County residents through individual, organizational, and community involvement. Healthy Marathon County is committed to making Marathon County the healthiest county in Wisconsin and works collaboratively with community partners, the Marathon County Health Department, and the Board of Health to build systems, environments, and a culture that supports health. Healthy Marathon County understands the health of a community is complex and intrinsically linked to the social, economic, and environmental conditions of a community.
Healthy Marathon County is focused on making a positive difference in the health of individuals and communities. Members represent multiple sectors of the community, including the community at large, area businesses, community investment and improvement organizations, healthcare entities, and area health coalitions. Using a Collective Impact framework, Healthy Marathon County, in collaboration with Marathon County Health Department, is responsible for engaging stakeholders to address community health priorities, assist in conducting the community health assessment, and leveraging resources needed to sustain community improvement efforts that maximize community assets.