Community Health Status

CHA2010The Jasper/Newton Counties’ Community Health Status Report 2010  was compiled by the CHC. The report identified unhealthy behaviors such as lack of regular exercise, lack of proper diet, and high levels of smoking that contribute to high rates for various chronic diseases in the two-county area. Other related links:


 US Department of Agriculture


This website provides advice, articles and resources on health and nutrition.


 Choose My Plate


MyPlate illustrates the five food groups that are the building blocks for a healthy diet using a familiar image—a place setting for a meal. Before you eat, think about what goes on your plate or in your cup or bowl. Visit:




Resources for Breastfeeding moms

Recursos para mamas que practican lactancia natural


Local Harvest

local harvest

Use this website to find family farmers markets, family farms and other sources of home grown food in your area.

 Diabetes Risk Test


Click here to take the test to know if you are at risk for diabetes.