Diabetes Prevention Program

The National Diabetes Prevention Program—or National DPP—was created in 2010 to address the increasing burden of prediabetes and type 2 diabetes in the United States. This national effort created partnerships between public and private organizations to offer evidence-based, cost-effective interventions that help prevent type 2 diabetes in communities across the United States. One key featureContinue reading “Diabetes Prevention Program”

Prescription Pill Disposal

Have you ever taken a look at your medicine cabinet and realized how many prescription bottles with pills that you don’t need anymore? There’s a way to dispose of these properly to ensure they’re not harming our environment or getting into the wrong hands! Within Dunn County there’s several Permanent Prescription Drug Drop Off Locations!Continue reading “Prescription Pill Disposal”

Kiss the Ground – Film Showing!

Come join our Healthy Environment Action Team for a FREE showing of Kiss the Ground! Following the showing there will be a panel discussion with local experts on how to implement these practices within Dunn County! Kiss the Ground is a documentary narrated by Woody Harrelson that sheds light on an “new, old approach” toContinue reading “Kiss the Ground – Film Showing!”

Health & Wellness: What is it?

Health and wellness are two concepts that often are used to mean the same thing; however, there is a few key differences! The World Health Organization (WHO) defines health as “a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity (illness).” WHO defines wellness as “the optimalContinue reading “Health & Wellness: What is it?”

Virtual Burn Out

Since March of 2020 pretty much everything has gone virtual; our classrooms, our workout classes, how we interact with loved ones, and so much more. Unfortunately, this form of communication can create a type of fatigue that we’re not used too! To help avoid this burn out: Avoid multitasking: If you were at an inContinue reading “Virtual Burn Out”

Health Dunn Right Calendar

Are you ever looking for something to do but unsure of where to find all the events going on in town? Problem solved! Here at Health Dunn Right we’ve created our own Community Events calendar! You can come to this page for future updates to the calendar or you can click here! Do you haveContinue reading “Health Dunn Right Calendar”

Online Mental Health Resources

Happy New Year everyone! We want to start the New Year on the right foot by packing this first blog post full of Mental Health Resources! In 2019, Within Dunn County 11% of the population reported frequent Mental Health distress (you can read more about this here). Our goal is to give the Dunn CountyContinue reading “Online Mental Health Resources”

Events in Dunn County

There’s always events going on in Dunn County but sometimes it can be hard to find out what they are! Here’s a list of online calendars to help you find events that interest you! Menomonie Public Library Dunn County Historical Society Dunn County Humane Society Dunn County Economic Development Corp Menomonie Area and Chamber Wis.CommunityContinue reading “Events in Dunn County”

Dunn County Local Shopping Guide

Have you been looking to buy gifts for your friends and family? Consider buying something local! There are many businesses around town that offer gift cards, meals for carryout, or products! Check out this Facebook event created by the Menomonie Chamber of Commerce! It has frequent posts showcasing the shops and products that are havingContinue reading “Dunn County Local Shopping Guide”