Wellness Wednesday: Prescription for Health Program

Healthy food can help serve as a prescription for your health. Now you can broaden your horizons about what’s “good for you” Preshealthand earn $100 to use towards wholesome fruits and vegetables.

The free program, Prescription for Health is open to adults living in the Crawford, Missaukee, Wexford, and Manistee Counties. In order to qualify for this program, students have to participate in five virtual, nutrition classes and fill out a survey. Then, they will receive a voucher to use either at the farmers market or one of their local grocery stores.

The Prescription for Health Program is available because of a grant through the District Health Dept. #10, MSU Extension, and Munson Health Care.

There’s a limit of 25 students per class, but there are several options to choose from.

Crawford County Participants
For questions, contact Kathy Jacobsen at kjacobsen@mhc.net or 231-437-3481

Manistee, Missaukee, and Wexford County Participants 
For questions, contact Stephanie Williams at swilliams4@mhc.net or 616-788-4035

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