Itasca County SHIP Initiatives


In Itasca County, the Statewide Health Improvement Partnership (SHIP) is supporting:

  • Active living
    • Deer River Wellness Center, MDH Arthritis Grant
  • Healthy eating
    • Itasca Area Food Shelf Coalition, Good Food Guidelines grant
  • Commercial tobacco free living
    • Community awareness of the dangers of tobacco
  • Committed to following principles of health equity and well-being

One community partner is Get Fit Itasca, a community health collaborative whose mission is “To engage all people in the Itasca Area to make healthy choices and participate in activities that improve their quality of life.”

Visit the Get Fit Itasca website and like them Facebook!