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”

HDR + COVID = Adapting to a New Normal

When COVID-19 was officially declared a pandemic back in March we all scrambled to adapt to the situation at hand! Ordering your groceries online, working from home, and online school all became a part of our new normal! Health Dunn Right had to adapt as well! We had to find a way to still accomplishContinue reading “HDR + COVID = Adapting to a New Normal”

The History of Dunn County’s Health Coalition

Health Dunn Right (HDR) is Dunn County’s Health coalition. The mission of the coalition is to improve the quality of life for individuals, families, and our community within Dunn County through advocacy, collaboration, education, and peer support. The idea for Health Dunn Right has been discussed since 2015 when the first Dunn County Health NeedsContinue reading “The History of Dunn County’s Health Coalition”