Partnership for a Healthier JC

The Mission of Partnership for a Healthier Johnson County is to plan and implement collaborative, measurable strategies to improve the health of the residents of Johnson County.

Partnership is a collaboration of many health partners including Johnson Memorial Hospital, Community Health Network, St. Francis Hospital and Health Centers, the Johnson County Health Department and hundreds of individuals from businesses, schools, social service agencies and civic and faith-based organizations.

Programs and Initiatives include:

ACCESS TO CARE - Free/low cost healthcare, dental resources and covering the uninsured

ASTHMA - Free asthma education programs

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - Free Stories of Hope Event:  "The New High";  provider resource guide

MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH - Free Childbirth Education Class, Car seat Programs, Safe Sleep Crib Programs

TOBACCO  EDUCATION PROGRAMS - Baby & Me Tobacco Free Program

WELLNESS  - "Get Healthy Franklin"; "Dump Your Plump"; "Game On! and Beyond" ;  The "Ultimate Wellness Challenge" program for middle school students;  speakers bureau; "Walks Across Johnson County"; "Cardiac Health Initiative"

Action Teams are the heartbeat of Partnership. Action Team members have long understood that a healthy community is one that is rich in health-related resources accessible to all of it's citizens.

Through the Foundation, we give back to a hospital that has given so much to our health.

Doug Stewart

JMH Foundation Board President

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