Fairview Range Community Health Initiatives

Working together to build healthy communities

Community Health Partnerships

The goal of community health is to improve the health of our communities through partnerships, prevention, and promotion. Fairview Range Medical Center works with community organizations that share our interest in improving health by sharing strengths and resources to offer services and programs. They include:

Mesabi Safe Communities Coalition "Driving Towards Zero Deaths"

  • Goal: To reduce the number of injuries and fatalities related to motor vehicle crashes.
  • Funded by the Department of Public Safety, Office of Traffic Safety.
  • Members include schools, youth groups, law enforcement, businesses, health care organizations, and others. 
  • Based on need: high rate of alcohol-related injuries and fatalities; low rate of seat belt use. 
  • Activities: Seat belt initiatives, monthly car seat clinics, DUI awareness.

Hibbing Chemical Health Advisory Committee

  • Goal: To promote the well-being of our community’s chemical health through education, prevention, and awareness 
  • Members include professionals from schools and community colleges, law enforcement, the judiciary, churches, the legal community, public health, and health care fields, as well as businesses, parents, young adults, and youth-serving organizations. 
  • Activities: Strategic Prevention Framework State Incentive Grant (SPF SIG), community educational events.

For more information about our community health partnerships, contact the Community Health Outreach Coordinator, Cheryl Bisping, at 218-312-3012 or email cbispin1@range.fairview.org.