Northfield Hospital is a sponsor of the Northfield Healthy Community Initiative. It is a self-organized collaborative, dedicated to health improvement and community-building. It supports youth development and strengthens families by promoting youth asset-building as a framework for providing a nurturing environment for youth. It also devotes resources to reducing the use of alcohol and other drugs by youth in the community.
Other sponsors of the initiative are Northfield School District, the Rice County Family Services Collaborative, Northfield United Way and the Department of Justice Drug Free Communities Program.
More information about the Northfield Healthy Community Initiative is available at www.northfieldhci.org.