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America’s Community for Health

Interlocking between DMC, Olmsted County and Rochester City and Community organizations to ensure social impacts are factored into DMC project evaluation process and City Comprehensive Plan (P2S).

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Project Information

About the project

Project Phase (Pre-concept, Concept, Plan, Develop, Available, Archive)

Plan Phase


Impacts

PlanScape Impacts :

Level 1: Aging, Best Practice, Business Process, Civic Engagement, Diversity and Inclusion, Governance/Public Policy, Health, Housing, Mental Health, OpenBeam, Sustainability, Technology Enablement, Transportation, Workforce Development

Level 2:

DMC Impacts:

Livable City, Health & Wellness, Education/Learning Environment

Community Health Impacts:

Comprehensive


Collaborators

Contact: TBD ; Email: TBD ; Phone: TBD

Lead Organization: DMC EDA

Known/Likely Collaborators: Community Networking Group (CNG) ; DMC EDA ; Diversity Council ; Lotus Health Foundation ; Olmsted County Community Services ; Olmsted County Housing Redevelopment Authority ; Olmsted County Public Health Services ; Rochester Area Family Y ; Rochester Community & Technical College ; Rochester Public Library ; United Way of Olmsted County ; Well Living Lab (A Delos and Mayo Clinic collaboration) ; openBEAM.net

Potential Collaborators: AARP Rochester, MN ; In the City for Good Steering Committee ; Salvation Army/Samaritan Medical Clinic


Related Projects

DMC Discovery Square Design Process ; DMC Mobility ; Destination Medical Center (DMC) ; Discovery Walk Co-designing ; Envisioning a 21st Century City: Regional Issues, Global Perspectives ; Families Matter Mental Health Collaboration ; Health Needs Assessment and Planning ; Housing Framework ; Intercultural Cities Initiative (ICI) ; Lifestyle Wellness Awareness Month ; Planning 2 Succeed: Rochester 2040 Comprehensive Plan ; Rochester Y Community Health Living Index Assessment (CHLI) ; The Village Community Garden & Learning Center (VCGLC)

 

 

Detailed Description

 

Need a system and process to manage and track various formal community inputs to DMC and the City to build a "Community for Health".
The following was presented to DMC Board in its April 23, 2015 public forum:
There is a need for a social system to ensure:
  1. Policies that bring potential health and social impacts into the decision-making process.
  2. Project approval criteria that evaluate the potential health and social impacts of a project before it is built.
  3. Metrics that gauge progress toward positive health and social outcomes that promote and sustain an inclusive and healthy community.

 

Public Health Recommendations

 


 

CNG Letter to DMC

 

Key Status Reports


Key Status Reports


2019 Community for Health Workgroup Log   Date: 2019/12/20  

DMC EDA initiated Community For Health group effort notes.


America’s City for Health   Date: 2019/03/29  

Engage area leaders about the need to converge various health/wellness initiatives to collective impact. 


DMC EDA Community Health Workgroup   Date: 2019/02/22  

Summary of December 2018 work and next steps.


2017 Policy Brief: Incorporating Healthy Community Design Principles into the Rochester Comprehensive Plan   Date: 2017/03/01  

"As we get closer to the public comment period for the Rochester Comprehensive Plan, I thought I’d pass along the “final” version approved by the Public Health Services Advisory Board.  Content hasn’t changed significantly since last year, but put into a different format (2 documents attached).  Feel free to share with CNG."



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Key Status Reports


2019 Community for Health Workgroup Log   Date: 2019/12/20  

DMC EDA initiated Community For Health group effort notes.


America’s City for Health   Date: 2019/03/29  

Engage area leaders about the need to converge various health/wellness initiatives to collective impact. 


DMC EDA Community Health Workgroup   Date: 2019/02/22  

Summary of December 2018 work and next steps.


2017 Policy Brief: Incorporating Healthy Community Design Principles into the Rochester Comprehensive Plan   Date: 2017/03/01  

"As we get closer to the public comment period for the Rochester Comprehensive Plan, I thought I’d pass along the “final” version approved by the Public Health Services Advisory Board.  Content hasn’t changed significantly since last year, but put into a different format (2 documents attached).  Feel free to share with CNG."


 

All Reports


December 20, 2019: 2019 Community for Health Workgroup Log

DMC EDA initiated Community For Health group effort notes.

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March 29, 2019: America’s City for Health

Engage area leaders about the need to converge various health/wellness initiatives to collective impact. 

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February 22, 2019: DMC EDA Community Health Workgroup

Summary of December 2018 work and next steps.

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March 01, 2017: 2017 Policy Brief: Incorporating Healthy Community Design Principles into the Rochester Comprehensive Plan

"As we get closer to the public comment period for the Rochester Comprehensive Plan, I thought I’d pass along the “final” version approved by the Public Health Services Advisory Board.  Content hasn’t changed significantly since last year, but put into a different format (2 documents attached).  Feel free to share with CNG."

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January 31, 2016: Olmsted County Public Health, Pete Giesen, presents to CNG regarding health-based policies

In the 2016 January CNG meeting, Pete Giesen presented to CNG an approach to engage City Comprehensive Plan based on healthy community design principles.

Pete asks CNG friends and community members to consider the following healthy community principles as we evaluate the 3 P2S scenarios.

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April 23, 2015: CNG advocacy letter to DMCC Board in support of community health design principles.

CNG advocacy letter to DMCC Board in support of community health design principles.

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Related PlanScape Status

Aging, Best Practice, Business Process, Civic Engagement, Diversity and Inclusion, Governance/Public Policy, Health, Housing, Mental Health, OpenBeam, Sustainability, Technology Enablement, Transportation, Workforce Development  

November 20, 2020: DMC Transportation Plan - Circular

DMC EDA Webinar October, 2020 and DMCC Board Voted in favor of staff recommendations 2019

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November 20, 2020: Diversity Council Newsletters with COVID-19 Info

Inlight of all that is going on throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Diversity Council wants to remain a connector and convener for all those in need throughout our community. If you are aware of valuable information and resources, please email info@diversitycouncil.org and we will do our best to increase awareness.

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November 20, 2020: Co-designing of Discovery Walk Concept

Summary of Co-design of Discovery Walk and Codify the co-design process

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November 19, 2020: Destination Medical Center (DMC) Plan 5 Year Update

November Newsletter, 5 Year Plan Update draft, webinars on land investments, DMC status and Covid impacts. Reminder to comment on 5 year plan update 

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November 19, 2020: Mental Health Well-being During COVID

MN Children's Cabinet Info and Info shared by April Sutor, Family Service Rochester: MDH Shared Resources: Check out MDH websites for resources on mental well-being during COVID. Sites may be updated frequently.

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November 16, 2020: Diversity Council coordinating Conservation Corp teams

Diversity Council is coordinating an ask to the City of Rochester for Conservation Funds.  

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November 13, 2020: County of Olmsted, MN Covid CARES Funding

(1) Nonprofit grant with RAF (2) SMB grant with RAEDI (3) CARES Act Funds allocation.

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November 03, 2020: Comunidades Latinas Unidas en Servicio (CLUES) Galllery

 Yesterday OpenBeam.net via Minnesota Humanities Center (MDH)  got to know about this amazing Latinx organization. The following is a gallery of some of its activities. 

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Last modified by support on 2020/10/09
Created by allnode on 2015/04/25

 

 

 

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Definitions
The following defines the various project phases:
  1. Available - a product, program or service is in production
  2. Develop - program or application is being developed
  3. Plan - idea is solid, stakeholders are identified, and there is strong commitment to go forward from all parties.
  4. Concept Phase - idea scoped out with enough details to give an early sizing and/or to build a proof of concept
    demonstration
  5. Pre-concept Phase - an early idea or a requirement.
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