CHIP Priority Areas:

Housing & Homelessness

Increase housing availability, increase quality and safety of house and support projects that address homelessness

Food & Nutrition Group

Supporting a healthy Coos County in which to live, work and play

Support efforts to decrease food insecurity and increase availability of healthy, nutritious food for all ages

Location: Advanced Health, 289 LaClair St, Coos Bay
Contact: Stephanie Polizzi at 541-572-5263 or email
Date & Time: 2nd Thursday of each month, 2:00pm to 3:00pm

This subcommittee works, in part, to encourage physical activity in the community.

Nutrition Resource Guide September 2021

Healthy Bytes Initiative

The Healthy Bytes Initiative is a nutrition education campaign started in 2017 that highlights one healthy food per month. Education materials include posters, table tents, 2-sided handouts with recipes, a short article for newsletters or eblasts, and 8-10 PowerPoint slides for lobbies or waiting rooms. Content is developed by a Registered Dietitian with Oregon State University Extension Service and available for free download by clicking HERE.


Support efforts to increase transportation options

Economic Stability

Support workforce development and employment programs
Increase knowledge about connection between income, inequities and health