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Health and Wellness Committee

The overall goal for Health and Wellness is to increase the quality of, accessibility to, availability of, and effectiveness of health and wellness programs that are designed to meet the needs of everyone living in Marshall County, including: nutrition education, physical and recreational health, mental health wellness, drug and alcohol addiction, and overall quality of life.

Co-Chairs of our Health and Wellness Committee: Linda Yoder, Tracy Fox, Scott Graybill

Learn how we are implementing our goals:

Blue Zones

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Read about our partnership in our latest press release HERE.

Marshall County Crossroads partners with
Blue Zones!


Blue Zones employs evidence-based ways to help people live longer, better. The company’s work is rooted in explorations and research done by National Geographic Fellow Dan Buettner in Blue Zones regions around the world, where people live extraordinarily long and/or happy lives. The original research and findings were released in Buettner's bestselling books The Blue Zones Solution, The Blue Zones of Happiness, The Blue Zones, Thrive, and Blue Zones Kitchen—all published by National Geographic books. Using original Blue Zones research, Blue Zones works with cities and counties to make healthy choices easier through permanent and semi-permanent changes to our human-made surroundings. Participating communities have experienced double-digit drops in obesity and tobacco use and have saved millions of dollars in healthcare costs. For more information, visit bluezones.com.

Take Charge Against COVID

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Please visit our Take Charge page dedicated to taking charge against COVID.