LiveWell Newaygo County

Purpose and Background

Aligns Spectrum Health Gerber Memorial Community Health Needs Assessment planning and District Health Department #10 strategic and program planning with the identified health needs of Newaygo County.


Activities

Shared strategic focus on:

  • Increasing access to health care
  • Increasing health literacy across the county
  • Collaborative initiatives that emphasize prevention and management of chronic disease: Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease, Pulmonary Disease, and Obesity

2013-2014: Strategic Plan updated


Participating Agencies and Organizations

CMH (Newaygo Co. Mental Health  Newaygo Co. Commission on Aging 
DHS (Department of Human Services) NC RESA (Newaygo Co. Regional Educational Service Agency)
District Health Dept. #10 Spectrum Health Gerber Memorial
Fremont Area Community Foundation    TrueNorth Community Services
Gerber Foundation West Regional Area Health Education Center
MSU Extension  

Lead Agency

Spectrum Health Gerber Memorial

Coordinator

Shelly Johnson, RN, MPH, MBA
Vice President of Community and Integrated Services 
Spectrum Health Gerber Memorial
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Meetings

LiveWell Newaygo County meets monthly on the second Thursday at 8:30 a.m. at Tamarac in Fremont.

Upcoming

 

Resources

2014 Newaygo County Snapshot - County Health Rankings

2013 Newaygo County Health Profile Summary - District Health Dept. #10

2013 Health Profile Chartbook - District Health Dept. #10