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Fort HealthCare
JUNE 2021 • VOLUME 2, ISSUE 6
Welcome to Our Healthy Community! The purpose of this newsletter is to share resources and connect partners who help drive the health of our community. It takes all of us to come together through our worksites, schools and community groups to become the healthiest community in Wisconsin. Thank you for all you do! We encourage you to review, download and share any resources provided here with your groups and contacts. If you would like to share your opportunities here or connect with others please contact Traci Wilson, Community Health Coordinator (920-568-5244 or Traci.Wilson@forthc.com).
JUNE IS BRAIN HEALTH MONTH
A healthy lifestyle now may help in the future.
The choices you make now have short-term and long-term effects on your BRAIN HEALTH. Read and share this month's newsletter article about current lifestyle habits and overall brain health in the future. Then sharpen your memory by solving the maze!
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Improving Brain Health
TEN ways to love your brain! Tips to consider, including links to LOCAL resources and educational videos by the Aging Disability and Research Center (ADRC).
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CPR & AED Awareness Week
June 1st through June 7th is CPR & AED Awareness Week. Every second counts in cardiac arrest. The simplest and best thing anyone can do is to learn hands-only CPR. #CPRsaveslives (visit for HEART.org for more details).
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GET ACTIVE
Virtual 5k Series
Join participants from the USA and the world in a free Virtual 5k Series which includes 5 different "races" held once per month between May & September.
Digital Fitness Class Series
Try one class or all digital fitness classes through Fort HealthCare. Cost: $20 per month for ALL classes (or $7.50-$12.50 per class).
OUR COMMUNITY
Conexiones Latinas
The primary mission of Conexiones Latinas is to inform and educate the Hispanic community regarding services and resources in Jefferson, Walworth, Rock and Dodge counties. Please visit their website to learn more and to sign up for their newsletters.
Community Spotlight - BASE
This month we are highlighting employee wellness at Badgerland After School Enrichment Program (BASE). At BASE, they offer their employees a flexible work schedule that allows their team to take the needed time for their social, emotional and physical health. They support each team member as an individual and strive to have a positive work life balance. BASE also offers a variety of support to help employees gain strong intellectual health, such as ongoing professional development opportunities, challenging employees to come up with new and exciting ideas for their programs, and helping each team member build a strong skill set that can be used throughout their careers.
Memory Screenings
A Memory Screen is a wellness tool that helps identify possible changes in memory and cognition; it creates a baseline of where a person is at so that future changes can be monitored. The ADRC of Jefferson County will be offering free events June - December 2021. The first event will be June 21st 1:00-4:00 pm at the Fort Atkinson Senior Center.
Local Blood Drives
Local blood drive dates and locations are continually updated, as well as information related to the Covid-19 vaccine and donations, on our website . Pre-registration is required. Please visit our page regularly to sign up for a blood drive near you.
OUR WORKSITES
Worksite Wellness
Each month we feature free downloadable wellness challenges and information that can be shared with your employees. June is all about Brain Health. Read more to download this and other employee wellness resources for June.
American Heart Association for Worksites
Fort HealthCare is an American Heart Association Training Center. We offer Heartsaver First Aid and CPR/AED training in your facility. For more information on classes please contact Katie at Kathleen.Kalvaitis@forthc.com or 920-568-5248.
Business Health Services
Did you know that Fort HealthCare provides a variety of business health services such as pre-placement and periodic health services, injury management, health promotion and disease prevention programs, and other occupational resource services? Please contact Business Health (920) 568-5018 for more details.
OUR SCHOOLS
Backpack News
June's edition covers topics including  concussions, brain health, screen time and more. There are two versions available for you to download—Kids and Teens. 
Kids in Motion
Kids in Motion is part of WSKG Public Media’s Working on Wellness project. WSKG and partners Binghamton City School District, Broome-Tioga BOCES and the Broome County Health Department created lessons and media clips based upon Movement in the Classroom Physical Education curriculum.
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