Rethink Your Drink

Rethink Your Drink

Join the fight against sugar-sweetened beverages, the number one source of added sugar in our diets

Join the fight against sugar-sweetened beverages, the number one source of added sugar in our diets, by taking part in the Rethink Your Drink Campaign! The Rethink Your Drink Campaign is an educational campaign from the MAPP Chronic Care Action team, in partnership with the Illinois Alliance to Prevent Obesity, to engage Will County citizens and agencies to reduce sugar-sweetened beverage consumption by:

  • Educating the public on the health hazards of consuming sugar-sweetened beverages
  • Identifying, developing, and activating community advocates to promote the campaign
  • Developing policies, environmental and systemic changes to reduce or eliminate sugar-sweetened beverages



































































































































































































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WILL COUNTY RESIDENTS ENCOURAGED TO TAKE QUALITY OF LIFE SURVEY

WILL COUNTY RESIDENTS ENCOURAGED TO TAKE QUALITY OF LIFE SURVEY

MAPP Program Collaborative Seeks Your Input

 

Joliet- All Will County residents are invited to take an online survey about the quality of life in Will County. 

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Know Where to Go

Know Where to Go

Medical Home vs Emergency Romm

 

The Will County Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP) Collaborative is proud to announce the launch of its “Know Where To Go” campaign. This Will County Based initiative is designed to help residents find and utilize a Medical Home as an alternative to ER’s and Quick Care Clinics for medical non-emergencies. Collectively we can reduce non-emergency visits to the ER's, and lower healthcare costs. This will benefit everyone.

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Overview of MAPP

Overview of MAPP

The Six Phase Process by Which the Goals of MAPP may be Attained

Launched in 2001 by the CDC & National Association of County & City Health Officials (NACCHO), MAPP provides a phased process for broad based community planning in public health policy.

 

MAPP Action Teams

MAPP Action Teams

The four action teams have taken shape around: access to care, awareness of services, prevention and management of chronic care issues and systems collaborations and linkages.



MAPP Assessments and Reports

MAPP Assessments and Reports

While the Action Cycle marks the end of the formal MAPP process it also marks a new beginning; the effort to improve public health by implementing the goals and objectives arrived at through MAPP. 
WEWill WorkHealthy

WEWill WorkHealthy

The WEWILL WorkHealthy award program is an initiative of the MAPP Collaborative to promote a culture of wellness in the workplace. The award program recognizes Will County workplaces that are committed to improving employee health and well-being through six main areas of worksite wellness: health promotion/education, physical activity, mental health, environmental health, nutrition, and safety.

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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.

WILL COUNTY RESIDENTS ENCOURAGED TO TAKE QUALITY OF LIFE SURVEY

WILL COUNTY RESIDENTS ENCOURAGED TO TAKE QUALITY OF LIFE SURVEY

MAPP Program Collaborative Seeks Your Input

 

Joliet- All Will County residents are invited to take an online survey about the quality of life in Will County. 

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WILL COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT ENCOURAGES RESIDENTS TO TAKE ONLINE QUALITY OF LIFE SURVEY

WILL COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT ENCOURAGES RESIDENTS TO TAKE ONLINE QUALITY OF LIFE SURVEY

Will County MAPP Collaborative Looking for Your Opinion on Variety of Issues

Joliet- You are invited to help set the agenda for Will County's future by taking about ten minutes to respond to this online quality of life survey.  MAPP and the Will County Health Department very much appreciate your input.

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Will County Mapp Fall Forum a Success

Will County Mapp Fall Forum a Success

Local Agencies Meet To Learn About The New Changes In Healthcare

BOLINGBROOK – More than 100 representatives from local community agencies and organizations in Will County participated in the fourth annual MAPP (Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships) Collaborative Fall Forum held Sept. 19 at Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital.  Primary topics included preparing for the Affordable Care Act and navigating the Health Insurance Marketplace.

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.

WEWILL Work Healthy Wellness Award

WEWILL Work Healthy Wellness Award

WEWILL Work Healthy Workplace Award

The WEWILL WorkHealthy award program is an initiative of the MAPP Collaborative to promote a culture of wellness in the workplace. The application deadline for the program has now passed. The Will County MAPP collaborative would like to thank all the businesses that applied.  Businesses earning awards will be notified by July 2013. The ceremony to recognize businesses receiving awards under the program will take place September 19, 2013. 

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.