Timeline

2007

The Council for Healthier Communities (CHC) agreed to oversee Healthy Monadnock. (formerly called Vision 2020)

2009

Health and well-being indicators selected and targets set by CHC.

2010

Action planning kicked off at Healthy Community Summit I. Champion recruitment begins.

2011

First set of action strategies selected and shared. Indicators updated at Healthy Community Summit II. Organizations and schools sign up as Champions. New Healthiest Community Advisory board created to oversee Healthy Monadnock initiative

2012

Partners align to implement 21 action strategies.

2013

Second round of action planning to address mental well-being. Indicators updated at Healthy Community Summit III.

2014

Awareness of Healthy Monadnock grows from 45% to 54%; Monadnock Living Wage Work Group forms; Summit IV: Living Wages

2015

Council for a Healthier Community completes the Monadnock Community Health Improvement Plan that includes Healthy Monadnock goals and strategies. Implementation of action strategies by Partners scale up with CDC grant; Worksite and School wellness initiatives of CMC/DHK expand with Campaign for Community Wellness funding

2016

Scaling of CDC funded strategies beyond Keene increases access to tobacco free environments and, healthy eating and active living opportunities; Monadnock Living Wage Campaign launches at 4th Annual Healthy Community Summit focused on Social Connection and Substance Misuse.

Interested in Learning More?

To learn more about the healthiest community initiative, contact Linda Rubin. Lrubin@cheshire-med.com