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P.O. Box 939
La Marque, TX 77568

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PRIORITY #1: PUBLIC AWARENESS
Through public awareness campaigns, promote the prevention of priority public health issues such as obesity, fitness, nutrition, tobacco cessation, childhood immunizations, oral health and public health preparedness for emergencies and disease outbreaks.
GOAL I Provide accurate and timely health information to the public in response to public health emergencies, disasters, and disease outbreaks.link (See Priority 6, Goal VII).
Objective One: Fulfill the objectives in the CDC Grant including addressing the specific needs of special populations that include, but are not limited to, people with disabilities, people with serious mental illness, minority groups, the non-English speaking, children, and the elderly.
GOAL II Increase public awareness about all of the services provided by the Health District. 
Objective One: Develop a public awareness campaign about the services of the Health District.
Activities:

  • Provide educational materials in Spanish and other languages as needed.
GOAL III Increase public awareness regarding wellness and the prevention of chronic conditions, including but not limited to, high blood pressure, diabetes, asthma, depression, heart disease and obesity.
Objective One: Develop a public awareness campaign to include prevention of chronic conditions on an annual basis.
Activities:

  • Provide educational materials in Spanish and other languages as needed.
GOAL IV Increase public awareness about senior health concerns and available community resources. (See Priority 7, Goal III).
Activities:
     
  • Provide educational materials in Spanish and other languages as needed.
GOAL V

Increase public awareness about environmental health issues and Health District services. (See Priority 6, Goal IV)

Objective One: Develop public awareness information that addresses environmental concerns, explains how these concerns are being addressed and who citizens may contact for additional information.
GOAL VI

Increase public awareness about the benefits of immunizations for children and adults. link (See Priority 8, Goal IV)

Objective One: Provide educational materials in Spanish and other languages as needed.