Living Healthy Washington County is committed to supporting partners and communities through actions that make the healthy choice easier for all residents. In this section, we share stories of success and the latest news from our community, and education and resources to create a healthier Washington County.
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 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 […]
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, […]
Mindful Movement Begins Early This summer, over two dozen child care providers across Washington County learned ways to keep children in their daycare active and focused, from the hottest days of summer to the frigid days of winter. Last year, Living Healthy Washington County (Living Healthy Washington County) learned that many local child care providers […]
Cultivating Relationships and Healthy Foods In Spring 2019, two local organizations — New Directions, Inc., an organization that supports people with developmental disabilities and Woodbury Thrives, a grassroots organization focused on promoting health and well-being of Woodbury residents — forged a partnership to build a community garden in a residential neighborhood in Woodbury. The community […]
Announcing New 2019-2020 Funding Opportunities Living Healthy in Washington County is pleased to announce funding opportunities for 2019-2020! These funds are made available through the Statewide Health Improvement Partnership (SHIP), Minnesota Department of Health. SHIP strives to help Minnesotans lead longer, healthier lives by preventing some of the leading causes of chronic disease. Living Healthy […]