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The Fort HealthCare Community Health & Wellness department works with several community coalitions to mobilize the assets of our partners to help improve the health and well-being of residents in Jefferson County and the surrounding areas. Coalition membership includes representatives from local schools, churches, government agencies, businesses, community organizations and interested individuals. All are engaged in a concerted effort to reduce the obesity rate throughout the Jefferson County area, which is ranked as the number one health concern among residents in our community, and with our healthcare providers.

Each of the community coalitions are continually developing strategies to implement in their local communities, and are always looking for volunteers and wellness ambassadors to help them further their missions. Consider becoming involved with – or at least familiar with – the efforts of the coalition in your home community. Each coalition recently produced videos to show more of what they are about. The list of coalitions includes: