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Inclement Weather Information

In case of bad weather, make sure the Health & Nutrition Center is open.

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08/12/16 - 08/31/16
August is Immunization Awareness Month!

SCHNC will be hosting an event for local superheroes to raise awareness about childhood immunizations. For more information, Click here! For more information in Spanish, click here!   

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09/06/16 - 09/25/16
Strolling for Breastfeeding

Raise Awareness and Support Breastfeeding in the Community! For more information, click here!  For information in spanish, click here! 

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Health Promotion and Education

Our purpose is to promote change in policies and the environment that will encourage local citizens to make healthier lifestyle choices. Policy and environmental changes mainly focus on ways to increase physical activity, improve nutrition, and encourage smoking prevention and cessation.

 

Some examples of our Health Promotion & Health Education Programs include:

  • Youth Tobacco Use Prevention Education
  • Health-Related Education Classes
  • Eat Smart Move More-Weigh Less Classes
  • School Health Education and Programs
  • Prescription Drug Campaign
  • Healthy Living Classes for Seniors
  • Infant Mortality Reduction Efforts
  • Substance Abuse Prevention Education
  • Health Fairs
  • SAFE Kids Child Passenger Safety
  • Child Care Center Education, Programs and Consultation
  • Tobacco Cessation Classes

Our Health Promotion / Health Education Team:

 

Sharie R. Hall, BS                                    Health Education Specialist/Preparedness Coordinator

 

Maggie Simmons, BS                                Health Education Director