–Members of the Kossuth Wellness Initiative are looking for ways to get more active, teaming up with Live Healthy Iowa to improve the county’s Active Index. Pam Wymore with the Kossuth County Board of Supervisors says the county is one of the groups getting involved.
Wymore says they have about half of their employees involved this year.
Wymore says they’re hopeful for some good results this year.
Currently Kossuth County ranks 20th out of the 99 counties in the state’s Active Index with around 10% of the county’s residents participating in Live Healthy Iowa’s programs. The Kossuth Wellness Initiative is a coalition of local businesses, individuals and organizations who meet monthly to share ideas, promote wellness and activity opportunities and brainstorm ways to keep wellness activities available for people at home, work and in the community.