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Waco/McLennan County Public Health District

Health Education

About Us

Through our Speakers Bureau, the Health District has made educators available to conduct lectures, write articles, and provide education on various health topics. The members of our staff have years of health education training and are dedicated to improving the health and wellness of the people of McLennan County.

Health Topics

A wide variety of health topics are available for presentation. However, if there is a specific topic not listed below that you wish to have information on, please let us know via the contact information at the bottom of this page. Presentations may be geared to the age of the audience, from children to adult. Our health topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Hygiene & Human Development
  • Nutrition & Exercise 
  • Chronic Disease
  • Tobacco Prevention and Cessation
  • Worksite Wellness
  • Other Health Topics by Request

To schedule a presentation or for questions, please contact a member of the health education team:

Tiffani Johnson at (254) 750-5448 or TiffaniJ@ci.waco.tx.us

Janet Jones at (254) 750-5481 or Janetj@ci.waco.tx.ux

Armando Galindo at (254) 750-5631 or ArmandoG@ci.waco.tx.us

Courtney Restivo Wollard at (254) 750-5439 or CourtneyR@ci.waco.tx.us

 

Health Education Department Projects

Live Well Waco:  A community coalition dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of McLennan County citizens through collaborative community action, education, andprevention.

Healthy Babies are Worth the Wait: The Healthy Babies Coalition is a joint initiative by several community agencies, churches and area hospitals formed to decrease infant mortality in the Waco-McLennan County area. According to the Department of State services, the infant death rate in McLennan County is 29.5%. The HBC will be working to lower that rate by utilizing the March of Dimes' Healthy Babies are Worth the Wait campaign, which focuses on 5 major core components, or the 5 P’s, of lowering risk for infant death: Partnerships and collaborations, Patient initiatives, Provider support, Public engagement, and Progress management.

 

 

 

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