A community that together achieves and maintains a healthy weight at every age.

What is The Weight of the Fox Valley?

Did you know that over 60% of residents in Calumet, Outagamie and Winnebago Counties are overweight or obese? Excess weight can lead to health issues including heart disease, high blood pressure, stroke, cancer and diabetes. Join Weight of the Fox Valley in building a healthier community. Weight of the Fox Valley (WOTFV) is a three-county initiative with a shared vision of working together to achieve and maintain a healthy weight at every age. 

 

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WOTFV BMI Data Release

Weight Problem in Fox Valley Bigger than We Thought

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Actual measurements by health professionals during healthcare visits show:
  • 75% of adults in tri-county overweight or obese
  • 29% of youth age 3-17 overweight or obese
To read the full article click here and for WOTFV media coverage on this news, click here.
Thank you to ThedaCare, Ascension and Aurora for your collaboration to make this possible!

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AmeriCorps Update

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WOTFV AmeriCorps Program is now accepting member applications for the 2018-2019 service year! Members will serve for a full calendar year, from 9/1/2018-8/15/2019.
Members will educate, create, implement, and promote activities and programs regarding physical activity and healthy eating to Fox Valley youth and adults. While creating a culture and environment that supports health, members will receive professional development, hands-on experience towards internal goals, and make a difference in the Fox Valley community. Members will serve in either a full-time capacity of 1730 hours (average 34.5 hours/week) or half-time capacity of 930 hours (average 18.5 hours/week). Members will receive a living allowance during their year of service and an education award to pay off student loans or tuition costs after successful completion! Click here for more information.

Wake Up with WOTFV

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Food as Medicine

Our next Wake Up with WOTFV event is coming up on Friday, August 10th from 7:30-9:00 AM at Bridgewood Conference Center. The event is FREE and open to the public so register today

Join us with Dr. Kay Theyerl from ThedaCare to learn what drives health and disease and how we can move from a system of "disease care" to  a path of "empowered health care" using food as medicine.

Register Now!

In need of a healthy recipe, but also on a budget? Look no further!

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Check out out Eat Well for Less Recipes! Each meal is under $12 to feed a family of four and approved by ThedaCare Dietitians. Cick here for the recipes!

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