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Friday November 6, 2015

Need information about the Affordable Care Act and enrollment assistance in the Health Insurance Marketplace? Sue Lane, regional navigator for West Central Wisconsin is leading several sessions in Chippewa Falls at CVTC. See the list of dates here: Read More

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Chippewa Health Improvement Partnership (CHIP) is an award-winning collaborative endeavor that identifies community health needs, establishes priorities and creates strategies to improve the health and quality of life in Wisconsin's Chippewa County.

CHIP spearheads community health needs assessments, used to identify key areas of health care needs in Chippewa County. The report details what residents view as health needs. The top four identified needs becomes CHIPs main focus areas. Currently, those focus areas are: adequate, appropriate, and safe food and nutrition; mental health; AODA (alcohol and other drug abuse); and chronic disease prevention and management. Read the full report.


Our behavioral health action teams contribute to the improvement of the mental and behavioral health of the community by enhancing existing programs and/or developing new programs that will make a significant, measurable impact on the community. Our mental health teams include:

Infant Mental Health Team

Flourish Action Team

Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Action Team

Learn about our Mental Health Teams


We encourage healthier children and families through health initiatives like:

Challenge Chippewa

Food Security Initiative of Chippewa County

Chronic Disease Prevention & Management

Learn about our Health Initiatives


We partner with area agencies to educate the public and enrich the lives of senior citizens by hosting educational events including:

End-of-Life Desicion-Making Community Education Seminar

Learn about these programs.

Chippewa Health Improvement Partnership

Join the movement that's really making a difference in our Wisconsin communities. You'll be surprised to find that our action committees are truly about action.

We've done some great things; become a part of it.

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December 2nd— 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

QPR: Question, Persuade, Respond - Suicide Prevention Training for community members

Learn more this and other events.

Ongoing Support Groups

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What is the Health Insurance Marketplace? Learn about the Affordable Care Act.

Affordable Care Act Information and Enrollment Assistance Sessions

HSHS St. Joseph's Hospital gives garden opportunity for those in need

Community organizations offer Teen Mental Health Summit

We are officially a compassionate City


Though health and wellness issues often begin at the individual level, we lead health awareness efforts aimed at the entire community.

View our 2015 Community Health
Assessment Summary.

View our 2015 Community
Health Needs Assessment & Implementation Plan.

View our 2014 Community Benefit Report.

View our 2012 Community Health
Needs Assessment.