Community: People are ultimately responsible for the lifestyle choices they make related to health. However, the best predictor of health behavior and long-lasting successful behavior change is often the community in which a person lives
Healthcare: In order to improve the health of Minnesotans and reduce health care costs, it is critical that Minnesota’s health care systems make reducing obesity and tobacco use a top priority.
Schools: School-age children and youth spend roughly half of their waking hours in school. By creating school systems that continue to support healthy school environments and model healthy behavior, everyone benefits.
Worksite: Businesses and worksites are a vital part of wellness efforts, uniquely situated to help support healthy behavior among employees. A comprehensive worksite wellness effort strives to reach all employees regardless of health status.