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General

The Health Education Division provides innovative educational programs that promote the physical, emotional, and social well being of individuals and communities. Health Education is responsible for planning, organizing, and implementing programs for clinic patients, community groups, civic organizations, private agencies, worksites, and schools. Other services include developing and marketing health promotion and risk reduction activities; consulting with other health professionals; and collaborating with other agencies to implement policy and environmental changes within the community.

What services does the Health Education Division provide?

Health Education addresses the following program areas:

  • Communicable Disease

    • Evidenced-Based HIV/AIDS Education
      • BART (Be a Responsible Teen)
      • Making Proud Choices
      • Focus On Kids
    • HIV/AIDS Counseling
    • HIV/AIDS Community & Worksite Programs
    • STI (Sexually Transmitted Infection) Prevention Education
    • Parents Matter (an evidence-based program designed to help parents talk about strategies that will help them protect their children from the negative outcomes of unhealthy sexual behaviors).
  • Maternal and Child Health

    • Prenatal Education (Clinical/school-based)
    • Parenting Classes (Birth to five years)
    • Prepared Childbirth Education [pdf]
    • Child Health & Safety Education
      • Bike Safety
      • SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome) prevention education
      • Hand washing
    • Birth Defects Prevention Education
      • Preconception Health
  • Health Promotion

    • Physical Activity & Nutrition Education
      • Eat Smart Move More (evidence-based)
    • Stress Management
    • Cancer Risk Reduction
    • Cardiovascular Disease Risk Reduction
    • Tobacco Cessation Education
    • Chronic Disease Prevention
    • Matter of Balance Programs
    • Fall Prevention for Older Adults
    • Thai Chi For Fall Prevention
  • Women's Preventive Health

    • Family Planning Education
      • Abstinence
      • Contraception methods
      • Anatomy of reproductive organs
      • Breast health
      • Testicular exam
      • STI (Sexually Transmitted Infections)
    • Growth & Development Classes (Train-the-Trainer)
    • Teen Sexuality Programs
    • Peer Pressure
    • Dating / Relationship Programs
    • Personal Hygiene Programs
  • General Education

    • Public Health Issues
    • Health Department Services
    • Media Facilitation
  • Contact Us

    Phone: 910-433-3893
    Department of Public Health:

    1235 Ramsey St
    Fayetteville, NC 28301

    Health Department Accreditation  
    Fax: 910-433-3659
    TTY Phone: 910-223-9386
    Email:
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    Supervisor: Stepheria Hodge-Nicholson

    Contact Us

    Phone: 910-433-3893
    Fax: 910-433-3659
    TTY Phone: 910-223-9386
    Email:
    email_envelope
    Supervisor: Stepheria Hodge-Nicholson
    Department of Public Health:

    1235 Ramsey St
    Fayetteville, NC 28301

    Health Department Accreditation