2020 Bridge to Health Survey Highlights

The next Bridge to Health Survey will be administered in the fall of 2020.  The key to past survey success has been the committment of community partners throughout the process. Join us!

There are opportunities to participate in:

  • Survey question selection
  • Public relations and promotion
  • Financial support

If you or your organization is interested in joing the effort, please contact us.  

Data Team

The Data Team is tasked with reviewing and revising the survey instrument and making recommendations on data collection methodology.

Meets February - May 2020

  • Tuesday, February 11, 2020 - room S240
  • Friday, February 21, 2020 - room S240
  • Friday, March 13, 2020 - room S240
  • Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - via Zoom, 10-Noon
  • Monday, April 27, 2020 - via Zoom, 10-Noon
  • Friday, May 15, 2020 - via Zoom, 10:30-Noon

All meetings (unless noted) will be held from 10:00 - 12:00 at Lake Superior College (2101 Trinity Rd, Duluth, MN 55811).

Communications Team

The Communications Team is responsible for developing and implementing a plan to promote survey participation and to plan for the post-survey conference and release of results.

Begins meeting in June 2020 (meeting dates to be determined)

Steering Committee

The Steering Committee oversees the survey process.  Members make decisions on key issues and review/act on recommendations from the Data and Communications Teams.

Begins meeting in April 2020 (meeting dates to be determined)

Kick-Off Meeting

Materials from the Kick-Off Meeting held on January 21st are available here:


Survey Topics

  • Current health conditions
  • Lifestyle factors that impact health
    • Nutrition
    • Physical activity
    • Smoking
    • Alcohol use
  • Access to health and dental care
  • Health insurance coverage


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Geographic Area of the Survey

Minnesota Counties
  • Aitkin
  • Cook
  • Carlton
  • Itasca
  • Koochiching
  • Lake
  • Pine
  • St. Louis

Wisconsin Counties

  • Douglas