Health Education

What is the purpose for Health Education?

Our goal at the Pike County Health Department is to increase the quality, availability, and effectiveness of our health education programs to our community. We strive to educate our communities on how to:

Prevent disease and injury  Improve health  Enhance quality of life

 

 

Who can benefit from these programs?

These FREE programs are designed to reach people outside of traditional health care settings including;

Schools Health care facilitiesWork sitesCommunities

 

 

What are some of the Educational Topics?

We encourage and enhance health and wellness by educating our communities on topics such as:

  • Chronic diseases
  • Public Disease Prevention
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • Food Safety
  • Injury and violence prevention
  • Mental illness/behavioral health
  • Pregnancy & Childcare
  • Oral health
  • Hand Hygiene
  • Substance abuse
  • Physical activity
  • Obesity prevention
  • Workplace blood borne pathogens
  • Nutrition
  • Heart Health
  • Diabetes
  • Work-site wellness

 

Ready to schedule your FREE Health Education Program?

Your place or ours? We have a large community conference room we can utilize for your training, or our staff will come to you. These programs are free of charge for our community, contact us to schedule your program today! 573-324-2111.

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Other Educational Services:

BABY BASICS

BREASTFEEDING PEER COUNSELING PROGRAM

CAR SEAT SAFETY PROGRAM

DIABETES MANAGEMENT

FARM SAFETY FOR JUST KIDS

FIRST AID/CPR TRAINING

HEALTH EDUCATION

PROGRAM PRESENTATIONS

SAFE SITTER TRAINING

 

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