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Healthy Communities/Recreation




Encourage healthy lifestyles through program services and facilities that result in the Unified Government improving its state ranking for overall health:


Short Term

  A. Establish and implement a plan for county-wide recreational complex with funding identified in 2013.
  B. Determine programs needed to improve the health ranking of Wyandotte County.
  C. Collaborate with Healthy Communities Wyandotte to improve the health of the people in our community through:
  • Communications Action Team
  • Education Action Team
  • Access to quality education and support services that promote readiness for school, future education and subsequent career
  • Environmental infrastructure Action Team Build, redesign, and better utilize Wyandotte County's environmental infrastructure to proved opportunities for healthy and active living
    • Resolve Urban Soccer field opportunity
  • Nutrition Action Team: Improve Wyandotte County's food environment so that all residents can and want to eat healthy foods.
  • Healthy Services Action Team: Increase access to quality and affordable mental and oral health services in Wyandotte County.
  D. Increase and improve programming options in existing facilities.


Long Term

  A. Partner with community organizations such as the University of Kansas, KCK Community College, school districts and other community partners to implement the initiatives identified in the Health Communities Wyandotte plan.
  B. Dedicate a portion of the one percent community casino contributions in 2014 to help fund these initiatives.

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