Overweight and Obesity

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Overweight and Obesity has been identified as a top community health priority of Olmsted County.  Below you will find the specific strategies that have been identified for the 2018-2020 Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP), implementation plan and a data profile that includes both qualitative and quantitative data specific to Overweight and Obesity in Olmsted County.

Overview from 2018-2020 CHIP (PDF 430 KB)

2018-2020 Implementation Plan (PDF 412 KB)

Data Profile (PDF 4.2 MB))

Ways to Get Involved:
The Healthy Communities Collaborative consists of community members representing various sectors including schools, businesses, healthcare, government, non-profits and concerned citizens. The goal of this collective impact workgroup is to reduce and prevent obesity.  Meeting Information: meets on the first Thursday four times a year (February, May, August and November) from 8:00-9:30 am at the Rochester Area Foundation.

Contact:

Olmsted County Public Health Services

Health Assessment and Planning Division

507 328-7500