Local Wellness Resources

Nutrition

  • Registered Dietitians, IU Health Bloomington Contact: Outpatient Dietitians, 812.353.9678
  • Women, Infant, and Child Clinic (WIC), IU Health Bloomington
    Contact: 812.353.3221
  • Farm-to-School Initiatives
  • Farmers’ Market
    Contact: Marcia Veldman, 812.349.3738
  • Childhood Obesity, IU Health Bloomington
    Contact: Katie Dooley, 812.353.9342
  • Area 10 Agency on Aging Nutrition Programs
    Contact: Lehua Aplaca, 812.876.3383 (ext. 553)

Tobacco

  • Monroe County Health Department, Contact: Christina Kempf at 812-349-2150

Physical Activity

Health

  • Pediatric Health, Southern Indiana Pediatrics
    Contact: 812.335.2442
  • Public Health Clinic, IU Health Bloomington

Recreation

Sexuality

  • Indiana University, Office of Community Health Engagement
    Contact: Catherine Sherwood-Laughlin, 812.855.2673
  • Positive Link, a program of IU Health Community Health

Home Safety

  • Car Seat and Booster Inspections, IU Health Bloomington
    Contact: Cara Wickens, 812.353.5437

Senior Health

Stress Management

  • Breath for Ease HeartMath: When you are feeling pain, anxiety or having difficulty sleeping call this number to bring you some ease. Contact: 812.353.FREE

Community Service

  • Habitat for Humanity
    Contact: Rebecca Mankowski, 812.331.4069 (ext. 7)
  • Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard
    Contact: Libby Yarnelle, 812.355.6843
  • Volunteer Network, City of Bloomington
    Contact: Bet Savich, 812.349.3472
  • RSVP 55+ Volunteer Program: Free program to help volunteers aged 55 and better find their perfect volunteer match, based on their skills and interests
    Contact: Mela Hatchett, 812.876.3383 (ext. 554)

Are You Active?

Active Living means incorporating physical activity into your daily life. An Active Living lifestyle incorporates non-traditional opportunities for activity, such as taking the stairs instead of the elevator, gardening, or playing with children as well as participating in more traditional forms of physical activity, such as walking, exercise classes and sports.

County Health Rankings

  • Brown County - Health Outcomes: 5/92
  • Monroe County - Health Outcomes: 8/92
  • Owen County - Health Outcomes: 51/92
  • Morgan County - Health Outcomes: 40/92
  • Greene County - Health Outcomes: 74/92

Data from countyhealthrankings.org