Goals and Accomplishments

Obesity Prevention Overarching Goals:

  1. Improve local support for breastfeeding friendly environments.
  2. Strengthen farm to school programming that bring local fruits and vegetables to schools increase local fruit and vegetable consumption.
  3. Improve the physical environments that enable physical activity.

Obesity Indicators

There are several Community Health Survey-Health Indicators INVEST aims to influence related to overweight and obesity including fruit and vegetable intake, physical activity levels, and breastfeeding rates.  All of the baseline measures are rounded to the nearest decimal and are from the Ozaukee County Community Health Survey Summary 2014 or Wisconsin WIC Program County Report 2014.Percentage of adults overweight or obese will decrease by 2020 (baseline 65%)

  1. Percentage of adults overweight or obese will decrease by 2020 (baseline 65%)
  2. Percentage of adults engaging in recommended moderate (5 times/30 minutes) or vigorous (3 times/ 20minutes) will increase by 2020 (baseline 52%)
  3. Percentage of adults consuming fruit (2+ servings/day) will increase by 2020 (baseline 64%)
  4. Percentage of adults consuming vegetables (3+ servings/day) will increase by 2020 (baseline from 33%)
  5. Percentage of children consuming fruit (2+ servings/day) will increase by 2020 (baseline from 79%)
  6. Percentage of children consuming vegetables (3+ servings/day) increase by 2020 (baseline 41%)
  7. Percentage of children engaging in physical activity (60 minutes/5+ days) increase by 2020 (baseline 73%)
  8. Percentage of adults engaging in recommended moderate (5 times/30 minutes) or vigorous (3 times/ 20minutes) will increase by 2020 (baseline 52%)
  9. Percentage of women enrolled in Ozaukee County WIC who breastfeed for 12 months increase by 2020 (baseline 33%)
  10. Percentage of women enrolled in WIC who exclusively breastfeed for 6 months increase by 2020 (baseline 21%)

Obesity Prevention Accomplishments

  • Facilitated conversation with County schools around wellness and relationship development among obesity committee participants.
  • Created a school wellness resource guide for all County schools to use in order to improve and implement wellness initiatives at the districts
  • Researched best practices in regards to obesity prevention and shared resources and toolkits with action team
  • Promoted wellness at various wellness and school board meetings
  • Assisted with the marketing of the American Cancer Society's-Relay Recess to various county schools
  • Began conversation with local food stores and vendors on wellness ideas and point of sale marketing
  • Partnered with Celebrate Grafton for the Giro d' Grafton run/walk event
  • Presented an Obesity Awareness presentation and discussion on “The Weight of the Nation”
  • Planned and hosted a virtual food hub summit with over 50 local farmers in attendance
  • Assisted in the development of a virtual food hub for local producers to sell goods locally
  • Created an Active Community Environments Team in Port Washington
  • Partnered with Washington County's Breastfeeding Coalition to continue communication for breastfeeding support, access, and resources.
  • Formed Ozaukee County's Farm to School Task Force
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