Health Equity Alliance of Rock County hosts community breakfast

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Ashley McCallum

Thursday, October 5, 2017

JANESVILLE -- The Health Equity Alliance of Rock County will release results from its community health assessment and announce its goals for the next three years at its community breakfast Wednesday.

The breakfast will be held from 8 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 11, at the Pontiac Convention Center, 2809 N. Pontiac Drive, Janesville.

The event is open to the community, according to a news release from the Health Equity Alliance. Those interested need to reserve their seats online at gazettextra.com/hear before Sunday, Oct. 8.

Oral health, obesity and behavioral health were chosen as the coalition's focus areas for 2017-20, according to the release.

Focus areas were determined based on conversations with Rock County community members and findings from a survey taken by 1,400 community members, according to the release.

The Health Equity Alliance of Rock County is a division of the Rock County Public Health Department. The coalition aims to promote health equity in Rock County through community collaboration, according to the release.

For more information on the alliance or community breakfast, contact Kelly Klingensmith at 608-757-5431 or by email at kelly.klingensmith@co.rock.wi.us.



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