Make it a SMART New Year

2015 has arrived; a New Year means another 365 days to continue incorporating or start healthy eating and active living! But let’s not get carried away with the hype of a New Year’s Resolution; keep in mind a simple and smart philosophy. New Year’s resolutions can be and often are successful when thoughtfully made. This […]

PC Can Seeks Community Input for Walking Maps

Over 10 years ago Healthy People Portage County and Ministry Health created a walking map of downtown Stevens Point with many historical landmarks highlighted.  This fall, Ministry, PC Can, and UWSP decided to create an updated version to print this spring and make available to support physical activity.  This spring, we also plan to develop […]


Welcome to Portage County Can! We are a partnership of community businesses, organizations, and individuals committed to promoting physical activity and healthy eating through education, policy, and environmental changes. Portage County Can works to positively impact the health of all Portage County residents where they live, learn, work, and play. Learn more about our coalition here.