Coalitions and Committees

Coalition Memberships

Community Coalition of Forest CountyFCCC logo

Collaboration of schools, tribes, government agencies and businesses coming together to address multi-jurisdictional issues such as poverty, homelessness, drug and alcohol abuse and truancy.

Forest County Partnership

Coalition of school and community leader and service agencies coming together to address youth alcohol and drug prevention activities.

Family Service Network

Supports healthy families and strong communities through education and networking.

Forest County CAN! (Coalition for Activity and Nutrition)

canlogo2The group consists of community members, business owners and other agencies working toward improving the health of residents by improving nutrition and increasing physical activity.


Northwood’s Immunization Coalition

Shares expertise around immunizations and communicable disease prevention. Every two years the coalition sponsors an Immunization Conference for health care providers in our region

Northwood’s Syndromic Surveillance

A collaboration of local health departments and medical providers to facilitate communication of and timely response to potential health risks in our communities.

Northwood’s Tobacco Free Coalition

A six county coalition with Forest, Oneida, Lincoln, Florence, Price, and Vilas Counties working to reduce tobacco use therefore reducing tobacco related diseases.

Northwood’s Breastfeeding Coalition

NBC logoRepresentatives from Oneida, Forest, Vilas, and Price Counties all coming together to promote breastfeeding as the natural nourishment for children and increase breastfeeding rates in our communities.

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Border Preparedness Group

Coalition of Wisconsin health departments (Forest, Vilas, Marinette, Florence, Iron) and Michigan health departments (Dickinson, Iron, Delta Menomonie, Western UP District) that has developed a border county mutual aid agreement for emergency response and recovery.

The Northwood’s Dental Project

A public-private partnership that provides community members in Forest, Vilas, and Oneida counties access to oral health care by providing education, dental sealants, and varnishes free of charge.


  • Northwoods Healthy Families Home Visitation Steering Committee
  • Land Information Committee
  • Local Emergency Planning Committee
  • School Wellness/Health Advisory Teams