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Health Education and Training

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One of the ways the Guilford County Department of Public Health works to create a healthy community is through health education. More information about specific educational programs, including health fair displays.

The Department of Public Health has an online health education library, Health Information, A-Z. You may access this by clicking here. Our on-line library has information about our services, common illnesses and their causes and other health-related issues. There are also links to other reputable sources of health information.

If you are not able to find what you are looking for, feel free to call us (336-641-3292) and we will do our best to direct you.

Other Areas of Education and Training

Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention

CPR and First Aid Training
The Guilford County Department of Public Health contracts with the American Heart Association (AHA) as a Training Center to provide quality CPR and First Aid training in our community. As a Training Center, the Department offers courses to the public as needed. The Department also offers training to individuals interested in becoming a Basic Life Support instructor. Child care providers: call Lindsey Nash at 336-641-6818.

Childbirth Education Classes
Childbirth Education Classes are open to the public and offered to help families prepare for the best possible childbirth experience as well as to promote lifelong health and wellness. Classes are offered throughout the year and meet on the same night once a week for five weeks. Medicaid covers the cost of the classes for the mother-to-be and her partner. for participants without Medicaid, the cost of the class series is $45.00 for the mother-to-be and her partner. Class size is limited and registration is required. For more information or to register call 336-641-4718. Baby items donated by Covers4kids and the Junior League of Greensboro are given away during each class series.

Child Health Education
Childrens’ health information.

Health and Wellness
The Department of Public Health cares about the health and wellness of all Guilford County residents. Many programs have been developed to address the diversity of health problems facing our community.

Tobacco Prevention
For more information about our Tobacco Prevention Program, contact Mary Gillett at 336-641-6000 or mgillet@guilfordcountync.gov.

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