We are one of twenty six counties working on the Iowa Community Transformation grant. This grant focuses on improving cardiovascular health through worksite wellness, improving walkability and bike-ability in the community, healthy eating initiatives, smoke-free multi-unit housing, promoting routine screenings and more. If you are a business, restaurant, or convenience store and would like to participate to make positive changes to help improve the health of our community contact Lindsay Remick, Wellness Coordinator at 319-385-6595.
Support and Encouragement During Changing TimesA completely new area devoted to information on services and programs in S.E. Iowa to support individuals who have experienced job loss or cutbacks.
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and raise a family.
Healthy Henry County Communities brings together many of the area's organizations and resources to help create a better quality of life for all residents by responding to needs and opportunities as they develop in our community.
Healthy Communities is about people: volunteers, community leaders, educators and others working together to help build a stronger, safer, healthier community. The action teams, programs and activities of HHCC are driven by the commitment of local residents to create a positive, healthy environment for everyone in the community.
Through collaboration and innovation, hundreds of people in Henry County have created,
sustained, and continue to grow the Healthy Communities coalition.
* HHCC Focus Areas *
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HCHC's Annual Community Health FairFebruary 13th 3:00 - 6:00pm at the Mt. Pleasant REC Center
Join us at Heartfest for free basic screenings, reduced price lab vouchers and educational booths from a variety of Henry County Health Center departments.
Join the Challenge Today!
Now is the time to be committed to your health. Change your choices and change your life with Live Healthy Iowas 10 Week Wellness Challenge. Kick start your healthy lifestyle on January 27th by signing up at livehealthyiowa.org. If you are a Henry County resident, register your team of 2-10 individuals under the Group ID: LHIHENRY.
Register online here
The Henry County Directory of Community Services guides are now updated.
Click here to view the pdf.
Hard copies are available at Henry County Public Health, DHS, Fellowship Cup, Mt. Pleasant Chamber office, and Mt. Pleasant Public Library.
View the new Henry County Wellness Resource Guide
Every Wednesday during the school year Club M mentors and mentees can meet at the Mt. Pleasant Middle School from 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. for games, crafts, and fun.
All mentoring matches are invited to join us each Wed. after school. As the Mt. Pleasant Middle School is the bus hub for the district, all the mentees and high school mentors can ride the school bus to the Middle School.
"Ten Year Celebration" video:
Watch on YouTube by clicking on the wagon!
If you're a soon-to-be-dad
WE WANT YOU!
Boot Camp for New Dads is a program in which veterans (new fathers who bring their young babies) show rookies (fathers-to-be) the ropes of fatherhood.
The next Boot Camp will be Saturday February 22nd from 9am-12pm at the Mt. Pleasant REC Center. 200 E. Monroe St. No charge, breakfast is provided.
Call 319-931-0067 for details and to register.
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