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Friday April 8, 2016

On March 29, the United Way of the Greater Chippewa Valley honored area businesses and individuals who have shown significant support for United Way and to the community at the Chippewa Valley Spirit Awards. This year, the Nonprofit Excellence Award was given to Chippewa Health Improvement Partnership (CHIP) for their health initiatives to support healthy lifestyles and behaviors. Accepting the award was Rhonda Brown,… 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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Ongoing Support Groups

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Chippewa Health Improvement Partnership receives Nonprofit Excellence Award

Upcoming CHIP Action Team Meetings

Affordable Care Act Information and Enrollment Assistance Sessions

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


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.