Health Education

Healthy Homes Course at the Monmouth County Health Dept.

The Health Department staff is a dynamic, multi-disciplinary group, with expertise in areas ranging from hazardous materials response, public health nursing, environmental health, epidemiology and the myriad of public health topics that affect Monmouth County residents. This team is highly-regarded by local health partners as well as state agencies such as the Department of Community Affairs, Department of Environmental Protection Agency, NJ Department of Health and Senior Services, and the Office of the Attorney General. In addition to receiving grant funds from each agency, staff is often invited to participate on state level task forces and speak at statewide conferences. As a service to our member municipalities, we are pleased to provide a health department speakers bureau providing education sessions on the following topics:

Maternal & Child Health

  • Healthy Homes
  • Facts About Lead Poisoning
  • Cultural Sources Of Lead
  • Immunizations
  • No Safe Level of Lead

Adult Health

  • Influenza Basics
  • Aging and Vitality
  • Influenza: Protect Yourself and Those Around You

Communicable Diseases

  • Zika 101
  • Zika Awareness
  • Zika Basics

Emergency Preparedness

  • Family Disaster Planning
  • Storm Plus
  • Health Emergencies
  • Psychological First Aid
  • Start & Jump Triage
  • Strategic National Stockpile - Overview
  • Medical Reserve Corp - Volunteer Opportunities

Environmental Health

  • Bedbugs "What You Need To Know"

General Miscellaneous

  • Monmouth County Health Department - Overview Of Programs and Services
  • Cultural Competency
  • Conflict Resolution

A personal action plan is your investment in family security. Our trained Health Education Ambassadors are available as guest speakers for community meetings to discuss what should be included in your plan.

Interested groups can contact the MCHD at 732-431-7456 to arrange for a speaker.

Click here for information on HEROs (Health Education Reaching Others) online training.

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