Health Education

Promoting healthy lifestyles and community improvement through education is an important mission of the Department of Public Health and its partners. Professional educators offer instructional classes and hands-on training that cover a wide range of health topics for children and adults. To arrange a public health promotion class for your day care, school, organization or business, please call 636-949-7400 or use our online request form.

Sessions are available on a wide range of subjects, including:
  1. Child Care & Safety

    These classes are designed to educate children or parents and assist child care professionals on subjects ranging from hygiene and safety to healthy eating and prenatal care.

  2. Emergency & Disaster Preparedness

    These classes will focus on means for keeping family, businesses, and organizations safe in times of natural disaster or widespread emergency, focusing on the Ready in 3 and National Incident Management System concepts.

  3. Food Service & Food Safety

    Check out different classes we offer about food service and food safety.

  4. Health & Safety

    These classes for children and adults will promote healthy behaviors and seek to prevent the spread of disease in our community.

  5. Mental Health & Suicide Prevention

    These sessions for children and teens will promote mental health and suicide awareness in our community.

  6. Nutrition & Fitness

    Proper nutrition and exercise play a vital role in maintaining good health. Beyond simply choosing the right foods and getting enough physical activity, it's important to create a balance between the types of foods, calories and exercise because too much or too little of any one thing can sometimes cause problems.

  7. STD Prevention & Education

    Reducing the incidence of sexually transmitted disease and helping individuals to make safe decisions will be the focus of these classes.

  8. Tobacco & Smoking Cessation

    These classes are focused on providing information on the dangers of tobacco use and to assist those interested in stopping smoking.