Wood County Grocer’s Meeting Presentation
By Wood County Health Department
Wood County created this presentation to highlight their local work on healthy food retail as part of the CPHMC project. This presentation includes information for food retailers about survey results, grocery store signage, healthy check outlanes, fruit and vegetable of the month promotions and the “Go, Slow, Whoa!” campaign.
Located in rural Central Wisconsin, Wood County has a high population of residents with limited access to healthy foods, opportunities for physical activity and limited referrals for appropriate services. The Wood County Health Department, through the collaboration with the Community Partnerships for Healthy Mothers and Children project, has implemented policy, systems, and environmental change by cultivating community partnerships in various settings to increase access to healthy foods, physical activity, and breastfeeding services, as well as develop a framework for sustainability for years to come. The policy, systems and environmental changes made through this grant work will greatly improve the health, as well as health equity, in Wood County.
December 11, 2017
Wood County Health Department (2017) Wood County Grocer's Meeting Presentation. Available online: https://thewichub.sfo2.digitaloceanspaces.com/2017/12/Wood-County-Grocer’s-Meeting.pdf