Health Education facilitates change in the community at multiple levels. Our collaborative efforts prevent disease and injury, improve health and enhance quality of life.
As we prepare for Accreditation, health education supports critical public health components of community development. Participating in agency strategic and community health assessments and planning, building and maintaining community partnerships to identify and solve public health problems and promote the health of the population.
The Health Department’s public information is coordinated through Health Education. Efforts include conveying public health information, informing the public and connecting with the media. Additional responsibilities include outreach events, marketing and media campaigns, and emergency communication.