Exploring grant opportunities for Health & Human Services in Adams County

The Adams County Department of Health and Human Services has identified a need for finding funding and grant opportunities allocated for health promotion. After identifying gaps and priorities in the county’s Community Health Improvement Plan and Community Health Assessment, three problems areas have been identified as a top priority: Alcohol and Other Drug Related Abuse, […]

Read More… from Exploring grant opportunities for Health & Human Services in Adams County

Developing a Mental Health Resource Road Map for Adams County Health & Human Services

Adams County recently hired a new advanced practice nurse prescriber (APNP) into their Healthand Human Services (HHS) Department. The APNP is certified to prescribe medications forconsumers which makes her a valuable resource to the county as other mental health providerscannot. Due to the high demand of this service, the department needs to make decisionsregarding which […]

Read More… from Developing a Mental Health Resource Road Map for Adams County Health & Human Services

Reducing Middle and High School Student Vaping in Adams County

Adams County has expressed concern with increasing vaping/E-cigarette use in middle and high school students. This proposal outlines a project which aims to lower the prevalence of vaping in Adams County teens. It will provide schools with educational tools on vaping, improve students and families’ knowledge of the dangers of vaping, and provide the community […]

Read More… from Reducing Middle and High School Student Vaping in Adams County

Community Health Worker Framework

According to the 2016 Wisconsin County Health Rankings data, there are approximately 3 primary care physicians per 10,000 people in Adams County compared to more than 8 primary care physicians per 10,000 people in the state of Wisconsin. This statistic emphasizes the need for improving access to healthcare, a priority shared by the Adams County […]

Read More… from Community Health Worker Framework

Raising Health Equity Awareness in Adams County, Wisconsin

According to the 2017-2022 Adams County Community Health Improvement Plan(CHIP) and local public health experts, health equity awareness is an identified priority healtharea central to increasing community engagement with public health initiatives and policies(Adams County Community Health Improvement Plan 2017-2022, 2017). This paper will outlinetwo proposals including an example of a social media-based and an […]

Read More… from Raising Health Equity Awareness in Adams County, Wisconsin

Housing for Sober Living in Adams County

Adams County is a rural community located in central Wisconsin. The largest industriesin this county are agriculture and tourism. The county has identified Housing for Sober Living asa priority for residents, as many people with substance abuse disorders also experiencesignificant housing insecurity. Three potential interventions to address housing for sober livinghave been identified: the Oxford […]

Read More… from Housing for Sober Living in Adams County

Implementing School-Based Primary Healthcare Clinic in Adams County

In the most recent Community Health Improvement Plan, Adams County (2017) identified access to healthcare as one of the major issues facing the community. The lack of resources and education surrounding healthcare in this 100% rural county has negatively affected the overall health of its citizens. Lack of access to healthcare and funding poses barriers […]

Read More… from Implementing School-Based Primary Healthcare Clinic in Adams County

Translate »