Health Dept. staff offers area groups a variety of presentations


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Posted Online: Jan. 15, 2013, 1:30 pm
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Press release submitted by RaeAnn Tucker-Marshall


The staff of the Henry and Stark County Health Departments reminds area residents planning a program for a local club or organization; that the Department staff is available to speak on a variety of health topics, and the services offered to area residents through their offices.

RaeAnn Tucker-Marshall, Health Department Director of Public Information, notes that "presentations on Health Department programs and awareness, home health and homemaker services, the new State Yellow Dot Program, breast cancer awareness, osteoporosis, nutrition, women's health, heart health, influenzae and its prevention, cholesterol and blood pressure control; and cancer risk reduction, just to name a few, are offered free-of-charge."

Tucker-Marshall adds, "Presentations can be tailor-made to meet any group's specific needs. Many presentations include informative handouts and entertaining videos. All information can be altered to the age and interests of the audience."

To schedule a presentation or for more information call the Department at (309) 852-0197 (Henry) or 852-3115 (Stark) or visit our website at www.henrystarkhealth.com or find us on Facebook at Henry and Stark County Health Departments.


















 



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