PROGRAMS FOR EVERYONE
This educational program focuses on the health effects of secondhand smoke on adults and children. Participants are shown a display of the ingredients in cigarettes. A discussion is included on ways to avoid secondhand smoke. Participants are provided with various handouts and pamphlets related to the topic. Contact Lisa Modrusic at 296-6104.
Geared to youth and adult, this program provides information on how families can prepare for a possible emergency. The main focus is reviewing how to talk about and develop a family readiness plan for various types of disasters (i.e., tornadoes, earthquakes, storms, terrorism). Participants will walk through the steps of how to prepare a Family Emergency Supply Kit. Contact Amy J. Yeager at 296-6103.
The Health Education Division participates with numerous local, state, and regional coalitions that address a variety of health concerns. Madison County Partnership for Community Health (MCPCH) committees are countywide collaborations to address Madison County Health Priority Areas. Current committees include: cancer, obesity reduction, drug free communities, air quality & environment, and sexual health. Please click here for more information about MCPCH and these community committees. For more information on Coalitions and to obtain the contact information for the Coalition in your area, contact Amy J. Yeager at (618) 296-6103.