Esssex County Heath Department
UVMHN Elizabethtown Community Hospital
Cornell Cooperative Extension
What does the patient experience look like?
- Patients are recruited by health care providers to participate in the program.
- Participants must attend Wellness Visits to receive nutrition education.
- Participants will receive vouchers for fresh fruits and vegetables at each visit and are encouraged to participate in pre and post evaluations.
- Participants will redeem vouchers for fresh, nutritious foods at participating retailers
The mission of Wellness RX is to increase affordable access to healthy produce in efforts to decrease chronic disease within our community. Wellness RX has been created as a six month program designed to provide nutritional education to participants, as well as vouchers for fresh produce.