Health Promotion

Health Promotion

Cardiovascular Risk Reduction Program 
Provides health screenings (including blood pressure and cholesterol) in the community or at worksites to help assess an individual's coronary risk status. Educational programs, which focus on changing lifestyle behaviors, are an important component of the program. 

Breast/Cervical Cancer Awareness Program

  • Promotion of early detection.
  • Group education programs.
  • Health fairs.

Community Activities

  • Health education/public awareness programs.
  • School based health information/education programs.
  • Health fairs.

Nursing Home Screening

  • Preadmission screening process for individuals seeking Medicaid coverage of long-term care services. Requests for screenings need to be made through the Department of Social Services.
  • In home assessment by a registered nurse and a social worker.
  • Identification of local community resources. 

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