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Beckham County Health Department

Health Education

The Health Education Service at Beckham County Health Department (BCHD) provides educational programs and assistance to communities by promoting the physical, emotional, and social well-being of Oklahoma citizens. The Health Educators are trained and educated in planning, organizing, and implementing programs for clinic patients, community groups, civic organizations, private and public worksites, and schools. BCHD also offers services such as developing and marketing health promotion and risk reduction activities; consulting with other area health professionals; and collaborating with surrounding agencies to assist implementing policy and environmental changes within the community.

What educational and program services does the BCHD Health Education staff provide?

School & Youth Health

  • Personal Hygiene & Handwashing
  • STI’s & HIV/AIDS
  • Pregnancy Prevention
  • Confidentiality and Consent
  • Sexual Health
  • Car Seat Safety
  • Injury and Violence Prevention
  • Youth Yoga
  • Tobacco Prevention including E-cigarettes and other Vapor Products (More Information)

Women's Health

  • Sexual Health
  • Abstinence
  • Contraception Methods
  • STI’s & HIV/AIDS
  • Healthy Relationships

Health Promotion

  • Physical Activity & Nutrition
  • Tai Chi - Moving for Better Balance (click link for more information)
  • Stress Management & Mindfulness
  • Drug & Alcohol Use Prevention
  • Tobacco Cessation
  • Chronic Disease Prevention
  • Employee Wellness

General Education

  • Health Department Services
  • Public Health Issues

Additional health topic presentations and programs can be requested by contacting Arielle Howard at 580-303-5904 or email ArielleH@health.ok.gov.

Community Health Education Requests

The Health Educators are available to speak at community organizations, churches, schools, recreation centers, health fairs, worksites, and public events on various health topics and services offered by BCHD.

Please contact Arielle Howard at 580-303-5904 or email ArielleH@health.ok.gov for more information.

 

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