Healthy People Kenosha County 2020 Committees

HPKC 2020 is composed of six committees that specifically address goals and outcomes for the leading health indicators in Kenosha County and guided by a Steering Committee. These committees are:
  • Access to Health Care
  • Healthy Lifestyles
  • Mental Health/AODA
  • Injury Prevention
  • Youth Health
  • Environmental Health
The Steering Committee is interested in involving local community members in the planning process of Healthy People Kenosha County 2030. Your experiences and ideas are wanted to create a HPKC 2030 that will be a community wide effort.
If you are interested in joining a committee please contact stacey.wians@kenoshacounty.org

HPKC 2020 Committe Goals:
Access to Health Care

  • Reduce premature deaths in Kenosha County.
  • Improve Kenosha County immunization rate for children 2 years and younger.
  • Improve the Kenosha County infant mortality rate among the African American population.
  • Ensure all Kenosha County residents have access to a primary care provider.
Healthy Lifestyles
  • Promote the importance of physically activity and proper nutrition.
  • Promote the responsible use of alcohol.
  • Decrease the number of adults who report tobacco use.
Mental Health/AODA
  • Individuals served by Kenosha County’s mental health and substance abuse programs will reflect the diversity of the community.
  • Quality of life will be improved for persons with mental illness.
  • Reduce the incidence of binge drinking in Kenosha County.
  • Kenosha County residents will have a greater understanding of mental illness and where they can go for assistance.
Injury Prevention
  • Reduce access to lethal means.
  • Reduce the number of injuries and deaths related to motor vehicle crashes.
  • Reduce the number injuries and deaths related to falls.
Youth Health
  • Promote physical activity and healthy food choices.
  • Promote a healthy reproductive system.
  • Improve high school graduation rate.
  • Decrease the number of children in poverty.
Environmental Health
  • Improve air quality.