Division of Health: Health Education
To identify health educational needs and develop structured health education programs in accordance with the community health needs. To create a public awareness of health needs in promoting and encouraging a healthy lifestyle; and to educate and provide resources that will contribute in building a healthy community.
- Conducting educational lectures on Cardiovascular Diseases, HIV/ AIDS, Diabetes, Hypertension, Nutrition and Exercise, all components on Cancers, Exercise and Fitness, Communicable Diseases, and Alcohol/Drug Abuse and Injury Control.
- Provide workshops to schools/churches.
- Prepare and distribute health related literatures.
- Coordinate preventive screenings, health fairs to city employees and residents of Plainfield.
- Assist other agencies in coordinating health preventive health fairs to Plainfield residents.
- Audit Plainfield schools to prevent epidemics and the number of outbreaks and yearly causes of vaccine preventable diseases; and to ensure that every child enrolled in daycare and school are up-to-date with their vaccines.
Health And Social Services