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Health Education

The Chenango County Department of Public Health staff is available to provide educational displays, present to groups, and can provide information on a variety of topics (see list of topics we cover for more details). We also attend community events and health-fairs. We are also available to help employers plan a wellness event. Please call (607)-337-1660 to speak to a member of our Health Education Team.

Public Health Education


    1. CHRONIC DISEASE - Asthma, Cardiac, Diabetes, Blood Pressure, Stroke, Nutrition, Cholesterol, Obesity/BMI, Physical Activity/Pyramid, Portion Control, Other Chronic Diseases

    2. CHRONIC DISEASE/ CANCER - Cancer, Tobacco/Quitting, Mammograms, Skin, Men’s Health, Women’s Health

    3. DENTAL - Sealants, Fluoride, Bottle Mouth, Sugary Drinks/ Drink Water Project

    4. IMMUNIZATION - Flu/Pneumonia, Immunization, Pandemics

    5. LEAD

    6. STI’s/ HIV and AIDS - Specific Diseases and HIV, HIV Testing


    8. INJURY CONTROL - Bike/ helmets, Sunburn, Shaken Baby, Pool, Fire, Car Seats/Seatbelts, Poison Prevention, Senior Safety, Farm, SIDS and Safe Sleep, Drug and Alcohol Abuse, Violence, Distracted Driving, Food Poisoning, Suicide, LGBTQ, Bullying, Human Trafficking, Other Injury Control

    9. PRIMARY/ PREVENTIVE CARE - Child Abuse/Neglect, Parenting, Family Planning, Feeding Practices, Growth and Development, Prenatal Care, Early Intervention, Health Insurance, Other Primary/Prevent, Breastfeeding, Other Primary Prevent

    10. COMMUNICABLE DISEASE - Rabies, Hand Washing, Tattoos, Lyme’s Disease/ Ticks, Head Lice, Bed Bugs, Other Disease

    11. DISASTER PREPAREDNESS - (first aid, emergency kits, floods, power outages)