Advancing Health in Our Communities.

Feeling Good MN is an initiative by CentraCare Health that works with partnering organizations to improve the health of our communities by changing policies, systems and environments. We look to build on the success of existing health improvement programs by bringing everyone together—under one umbrella—to collaborate in a way that will strengthen our communities.

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CentraCare Health is a not-for-profit health care system that provides comprehensive, high-quality care to people throughout Central Minnesota, while seeking to enhance individual and community health. With partner organizations and existing programs, we work to help make it easier for people to make healthier choices.

It’s estimated that 80% of what drives health outcomes happens outside hospital and clinic walls.

What are primary influences on personal health?


Our community
Where we live and work impacts overall health.


Access to a health system
Convenient and easy access to quality health care matters.


Personal choices
Lifestyle choices are key to health and wellness.

Who’s Involved

Feeling Good MN is a collaborative effort created by CentraCare Health that is inclusive of the entire community. Jodi Gertken, CentraCare’s director of wellness, is leading this initiative, which will include a wellness steering committee that will set the priorities for the effort. The committee will include Greater St. Cloud-area leaders who are passionate about improving the health of the community.

Healthier Communities Start Here


BLEND(Better Living: Exercise & Nutrition Daily) is committed to improving the health of children in Central Minnesota by reducing the epidemic of childhood obesity.

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Crave The Change

Crave the Change seeks to reduce tobacco’s harm across Central Minnesota through education, outreach, and advocacy.

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Feeling Good MN on KARE-11

Feeling Good MN, in a partnership with KARE-11 TV, shares information about making healthy choices easier, every day. Watch it during the KARE-11 Saturday program.

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Feeling Good MN Mobile Unit

Health Hero

Do you know a Health Hero – someone who deserves a special recognition for taking steps to be healthy? Nominate them!


Fun Bin

The Feeling Good MN Fun Bin is the latest community effort that encourages people to be active by making games and sports equipment more accessible.

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