Eat and Move Well

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To reduce the burden of chronic disease in Washington County by collaborating on the development and implementation of effective nutrition and physical activity strategies.

EAT & MOVE WELL ACTION PLAN 2016-2020

Rational:

  • In 2014, 67% of Washington County adults were classified as overweight (BMI 25 to 29.9) or obese (BMI 30 or higher).
  • In 2015, 9% of Washington County residents were diagnosed with Diabetes.
  • In 2014, 27% of Washington County residents reported having High Blood Pressure.
  • In 2014, 6% of Washington County residents reported having Heart Disease or related condition.
  • In 2011, 28.8% of children in WI age 10-17 years were overweight or obese.
  • In 2014, 66% of Washington County residents reported consuming recommended fruit intake.
  • In 2014, 29% of Washington County residents reported consuming recommended vegetable intake. 
  • In 2015, 21% of Washington County residents reported being physically inactive.

Goal #1:To decrease the percentage of chronic disease in Washington County by increasing physical activity and healthy eating.

Objective #1: By 2020, increase consumption of fruits and vegetables among Washington County residents. 

Objective # 2: By 2020, get at least one festival or event in Washington County to adopt a healthy vendor policy.

Objective #2b: By December 2020, get at least three employers to adopt and implement healthy vending machines polices.

Objective #3:
By 2020, increase percentage of Washington County residents who report they are physically active.               

Objective #4:  By 2020, increase number of active parks in Washington County.


Sources:
1) County Health Rankings
2) Froedtert: 2014 Washington County Community Health Survey Report
3) Aurora: 2014 Community Health Needs Assessment