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Community wellness resources
Local wellness resources and opportunities
To help manage your health, start by taking a short assessment on Family Health Manager to find your health score. After completing your assessment and receiving your health report, you can use the following local resources to help you with your health goals.
If you or someone you know is struggling to put food on the table, please contact one of the community resources listed below.
Healthy Communities Partnership
The Penny George Institute oversees the Healthy Communities Partnership - a three-year program to screen, assess and improve the health of residents in 13 communities throughout Minnesota and Western Wisconsin. The program's aim is to help prevent deaths and chronic diseases related to poor nutrition, inadequate exercise, smoking and hazardous drinking.
Workplace Wellness program
Interested local businesses should call Brandi Poellinger at
A helpful reality check
Kirk Mueller said that his initial visit with his health coach was a type of wake-up call. "It helped me know where I was physically, mentally and emotionally in terms of my health," he said.
Workplace Wellness is part of the three-year Healthy Communities Partnership program, sponsored by the Penny George™ Institute for Health and Healing and the George Family Foundation. The River Falls Area Hospital's Workplace Wellness program offers the following free, proven wellness services:
While wellness coaches focus on physical health, they also work with employees to promote health in any area that might be challenging for them, including emotional and financial wellness. The goal is to help workers in the River Falls area live healthier, happier lives.
Healthy Communities Magazine
Healthy Communities Magazine is River Falls Area Hospital's community magazine.
It provides valuable information about getting and staying healthy, preventive health, how to avoid illness or injury, and medical care and services available in River Falls.
Healthy Communities Magazine is published three times a year as a community service for people living in and around River Falls, Wis.