Health Education Programs
Community Health Education Program Mgr.
Phone: (618) 634-2297, ext. 136
Community Health Education
Health Education through Public Health is about promoting individual health, healthy communities, and healthy environments.
Priority health concerns for 2016 – 2020 for the seven southernmost counties of Illinois include:
Health Education programs include working with schools, churches, and communities to implement evidence based programming. Through programming and systems changes our communities can better be able to promote healthy lifestyles, increase life expectancy, live healthier and fit lives, and improve the health of generations to come.
To view priority health concerns for our seven counties and strategies to address these concerns go to Illinois Project for Local Assessment of Needs (IPLAN), or Illinois Department of Public Health IPLAN website.