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Announcing the 2021 WellSpring Partner Projects

Announcing 2021 WellSpring Project Partners The WellSpring Project is a Washington County Public Health and Environment (PHE) initiative that uses a dynamic approach to develop community well-being across the lifespan. The goal of this project is to promote resilience during adversity and encourage strong, healthy development and vitality among individuals, families, and communities within Washington […]


Living Healthy Washington County: Our Work in 2020

Our approach changed dramatically in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, but we were still able to support greater access to healthy eating and physical activity for our residents while reducing tobacco use and exposure. In the 2020 year-end fact sheet, we highlight our collective impact as we work to make a positive difference across the […]


Active Living in a Pandemic Year

Staying active this year was challenging to say the least, but active living projects in Washington County are leading the way to improved access to parks and trails year round. There has been renewed interest in parks, trails and outdoor activities due to COVID-19 restrictions and limited access to health clubs and fitness classes. With […]


Enhancing Breastfeeding Support Across South Washington County Schools

Enhancing Breastfeeding Support Across South Washington County Schools South Washington County Schools, District #833, is the largest school district in Washington County. With over 2,500 employees that span over 26 building locations, South Washington County Schools wanted to ensure nursing mothers returning to work had access to the space and resources needed to continue breastfeeding. […]


Coalition Corner: Forest Lake Area Partnership for Families Recognized by Washington County Board

Coalition Corner: Forest Lake Area Partnership for Families Recognized by Washington County Board of Commissioners The Forest Lake Area Partnership for Families (FLAPF) has been addressing the health and well-being of youth and families since its early formation as a networking group in 1988. For the past three decades, the FLAPF and Washington County Public […]


Our Work in 2019

Living Healthy Washington County: Our Work in 2019 Last year, Living Healthy Washington County worked with 120 partners to make it easier for over 261,000 residents to be healthy! In the 2019 year-end fact sheet, we highlight our collective impact as we work to make a positive difference across the community. Living Healthy Washington County is funded, in part, […]