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Jefferson County

Gold (2019-2021)

Population: 84,832
Lead Applicant: Fort HealthCare, Inc.

Jefferson County is a vibrant, active, rural county in southeastern Wisconsin. It is comprised of a large variety of partnering businesses, local government, organizations, schools, local public health departments, including charitable community health and dental clinics, and a hospital and health system.


  • Establish and support multiple healthy community coalitions to help reduce obesity rates of residents within the Greater Jefferson County area through multi-level diet & exercise strategies.

  • Jefferson County Alcohol Treatment Court and Drug Treatment Court

  • Jefferson County – Park and Recreation Open Space Plan 2013-2018

  • Rock River Free Clinic

  • Seal-A-Smile program through the Community Dental Clinic

  • Behavioral Health Primary Care Integration

  • Computerized Physician Order Entry in the electronic medical record (CPOE)

  • Proper Drug Disposal Programs

  • Jefferson County Bike Way/Pedestrian Way Master Plan

  • Naloxone Education & Distribution Programs through the Jefferson County Drug Free Coalition