Will County Residents Encouraged To “Rethink Your Drink”

Will County Residents Encouraged To “Rethink Your Drink”

Campaign Designed To Reduce Sugar-Sweetened Drinks Consumption

JOLIET – The Will County Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP) Collaborative is proud to announce the launch of “Rethink Your Drink”, an educational campaign to encourage residents to reduce the consumption of sugar-sweetened drinks. The campaign is sponsored by the MAPP Chronic Care Action team and the Illinois Alliance to Prevent Obesity. Sugar-sweetened beverages are the number one source of added sugar in the American diet. One can of soda contains more than the recommended daily sugar intake for an adult.

Will County Still Among State’s Healthiest Counties

Match Study Affirms Positive County Health Outcomes, Identifies Problem Areas

JOLIET – An important grant-funded study released early Wednesday, March 16, ranks Will County among Illinois’ healthiest counties.

February Is Rethink Your Drink Month In Illinois

Sugar Sweetened Beverages Contribute To Growing Obesity Problem

JOLIET – Numbers tell the story, at least when it comes to sugar sweetened beverages and obesity.

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WEWILL WorkHealthy Worksite Wellness Recognition Program

WEWILL WorkHealthy Worksite Wellness Recognition Program

Creating a Culture of Wellness

The WEWILL WorkHealthy Worksite Wellness Recognition (WEWILL WorkHealthy Award) Program is an initiative of the Will County MAPP Collaborative Chronic Care Action Team to recognize worksites throughout Will County that are engaging in worksite wellness best practices. This program was developed to support the long-term goal of the Chronic Care Action Team to decrease obesity among Will County residents and was first implemented in 2013. The members of the Chronic Care Action Team include representatives from various organizations in Will County dedicated to improving chronic care issues.

The WEWILL WorkHealthy Award application is intended to be comprehensive. The intent is to represent a wide range of Will County worksites that are committed to improving employee health and well-being.

During the New School Year and Always: KNOW WHERE TO GO !!

During the New School Year and Always: KNOW WHERE TO GO !!

Medical Home vs Emergency Room? Here are Some Facts

Care is higher quality, more accessible, with a consistent medical home.
Will County MAPP Collaborative Seeking Businesses for Recognition

Will County MAPP Collaborative Seeking Businesses for Recognition

Applications to be Taken through June 30th, No Fee to Apply

To recognize Will County workplaces committed to improving employee health and well-being.
Will County Health Department Now has a Micro Pantry for Food Pick-Up and Donations

Will County Health Department Now has a Micro Pantry for Food Pick-Up and Donations

Number 18 in a move started by a local businessman

The sign says, “Take what you need, leave what you can.”
Will County Dental Health Community Survey

Will County Dental Health Community Survey

Help us reach 500 residents!

Your feedback will be used to develop a plan to improve the county's dental health system.
MAPP Collaboration Announces Northern Illinois Food Bank Mobile Food Pantry Schedule

MAPP Collaboration Announces Northern Illinois Food Bank Mobile Food Pantry Schedule

Four More Events Still on the List

The MAPP Food Access Workgroup has developed a plan to address household food insecurity in Will County.
MAPP 8th Fall Forum Announces WeWillWorkHealthyAwards

MAPP 8th Fall Forum Announces WeWillWorkHealthyAwards

Winners Announced at Friday Banquet

Gold, Silver, and Bronze Winners Announced.

Crisis Line Unveils Web Directory

willfinduhelp.org

Members of the Crisis Line of Will and Grundy County Board of Directors come out to share in the unveiling of the new Website for Crisis Line.  An online resource for information and referral is now available to the community at http://willfinduhelp.org/

 

New Website Finds You Help

New Website Finds You Help

Crisis Line and MAPP Team delivers WillFindUHelp.org

Have you asked yourself: “Where can I find help in this town?” If you have, then ask no more! Will County has a new website to help residents stay informed about services available to help those in need.

Will County Community Collaboration Directory

The Systems, Collaborations and Linkages (Systems) action team of the Will County MAPP Collaborative is proud to present the Will County Community Collaboration Directory.  The directory is a compilation of identified community collaborations working throughout Will County.