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By December 2016, increase participation in Butte County WIC by 3% as measured by internal WIC participation report

Partners

Butte County Public Health Department (BCPHD - WIC), Butte County Department of Employment and Social Services (DESS), First Five Butte County Commission, CSU Chico Department of Health and Community Services, CSU Chico Research Foundation (Center for Healthy Communities), California Health & Wellness, Maximus Health Care Options

What Works
Strategy

Activity

Target Date

Resources Required

Lead Person/ Organization

Anticipated Product or Result

Research and/or revise county/department policies regarding the use of student interns/volunteers

8/15/15

Staff time

Kalyn Burnell, BCPHD Anna Loughman, Butte County DESS

Ensure internal protocols are understood and followed

Establish intern program with CSU Chico

9/1/15

Staff time

Kalyn Burnell, BCPHD Anna Loughman, Butte County DESS

Dr. Holly Nevarez, CSU Chico

Jenny Breed, CSU Chico Center for Healthy Communities

Intern placement/schedule completed

Marketing and promotional strategies reviewed/revised

12/15

Staff time

Kalyn Burnell, BCPHD Anna Loughman, Butte County DESS

Yvonne Nenadal, Butte County First Five Commission

Existing no or low cost options researched and utilized to full extent. Partner agencies could possibly provide incentive items.

Develop and conduct a WIC/CalFresh Orientation and Training for CSU Chico students.

9/1/15-11/30/16

Staff time

Kalyn Burnell, BCPHD Anna Loughman, Butte County DESS

Dr. Holly Nevarez, CSU Chico

Jenny Breed, CSU Chico Center for Healthy Communities

Students prepared to conduct outreach activities

WIC/CalFresh outreach activities conducted (Fall Semester)

9/15-11/16

CSU Chico Students Staff time

Kalyn Burnell, BCPHD Anna Loughman, Butte County DESS

Dr. Holly Nevarez, CSU Chico

Jenny Breed, CSU Chico Center for Healthy Communities

Increased exposure for WIC and CalFresh programs.

Assessment of utilization rates of WIC Farmer’s Market Vouchers related to enrollment

12/31/15

Staff time

Kalyn Burnell, BCPHD

Better collaboration with Farmers’ Markets and increased use of WIC vouchers.

Final Analysis of participation/enrollment reports

12/16

Staff time

Kalyn Burnell, BCPHD

Anna Loughman, Butte County DESS

Increased participation in both programs

Provide CalFresh, CalFresh Outreach, and WIC training to eligibility workers

TBD

Staff time

Kalyn Burnell, BCPHD

Health Anna Loughman, Butte County DESS

Jenny Breed, CSU Chico Center for Healthy Communities

Better collaboration between DESS, Public Health, and CSUC regarding WIC and CalFresh eligibility

Provide CalFresh and CalFresh Outreach training to WIC staff

9/9/15

Staff Time

Kalyn Burnell, BCPHD

Anna Loughman, Butte County DESS

Jenny Breed, CSU Chico Center for Healthy Communities

Better collaboration between DESS, Public Health, and CSUC regarding WIC and CalFresh eligibility

Provide CalFresh, CalFresh Outreach, and WIC training to CSUC students

TBD

Staff Time

Kalyn Burnell, BCPHD

Anna Loughman, Butte County DESS

Jenny Breed, CSU Chico Center for Healthy Communities

Better collaboration between DESS, Public Health, and CSUC regarding WIC and CalFresh eligibility

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