Health Education & Promotion

Health Promotion provides health education presentations to community residents, individuals or groups with the aim of improving knowledge, attitudes, self-efficacy and individual capacity to change.

Public Education

Educators are available with at least one week notice prior to desired engagement date. To schedule a session, please call 409-654-3619.

Topics include:

  • Women Exchanging InformationHealth Services
  • Healthy Dietary Practices (nutrition)/Choose My Plate
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Immunizations
  • Personal Hygiene
  • Health Services Preparedness
  • Self-esteem
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections
  • Stroke
  • Tobacco
  • Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Services

Community Health Fairs

The following services are available through health fairs:

  • Stroke Awareness
  • Public Health Preparedness
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI)/HIV Education

Printed Materials

The department has printed materials available on a wide variety of health topics. Materials may be requested by calling or visiting the department. On referral basis:

  • CPR Classes
  • Diabetes Education
  • Cancer Prevention
  • Heart Disease
  • Home Safety
  • Hypertension/High Blood Pressure
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Stress and Stress Related Illness
  • Violence, Rape or Sexual Abuse