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Division of Health:  Health Education

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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 to 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 literature. 
  • Coordinate preventive screenings and health fairs for city employees and residents of Plainfield. 
  • Assist other agencies in coordinating health preventive health fairs for 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 is up-to-date with their vaccines.

Health And Social Services