The Statewide Health Improvement Partnership (SHIP) works with communities to invest in opportunities that lead to equitable, healthy, and positive conditions that promote the health and well-being of all Minnesotans. SHIP’s purpose is to:
SHIP funding in Northeast Minnesota is distributed to Healthy Northland, a collaborative of Aitkin, Carlton, Cook, Itasca, Koochiching, Lake, and St. Louis counties. Healthy Northland helps support SHIP across these seven counties of Northeast Minnesota. Visit the Healthy Northland website to learn more.
As public health professionals, we work with local non-profits and schools to implement SHIP strategies that are:
Driven by community health priorities.
Based on scientific evidence.
Based on community input.
Focused on policy, systems, and environmental changes that support healthy behaviors.
Addressing health disparities and inequities.
To learn more about our work with SHIP, email Community Health Unit Coordinator, Josh Gorham.
Healthy Northland Office
Community Health Board
Regional SHIP Coordinator
St. Louis County Public Health