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. Environmental Education

    These programs encourage the protection and conservation of natural resources. Tours of the Recycle Works locations are also open to youth groups.

  4. Food Service & Food Safety

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

  5. Health & Safety

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

  6. Mental Health & Suicide Prevention

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

  7. 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.

  8. STD Prevention & Education

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

  9. Tobacco & Smoking Cessation

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