Health Education is the use of materials and structured activities to promote healthy behaviors by informing and educating individuals or groups.
Health education specialists typically do the following:
Assess the health needs of individuals and communities
Develop programs, materials, and events to teach people about health topics, such as managing existing conditions
Evaluate the effectiveness of programs and educational materials
Help people find health services or information
Provide training programs for community health workers or other healthcare providers
Supervise staff who implement health education programs
Collect and analyze data to learn about a particular community and improve programs and services
Advocate for improved health resources and policies that promote health
Click on any of the hyperlinks below to learn more about some of the public health initiatives prioritized by the Kentucky Department of Public Health:
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229 N. Main Street
Versailles, KY 40383