The Southeast Health District Office of Health Promotion provides population based health information, education and interventions through the Chronic Disease Prevention Initiative (CDPI) in communities, schools, and work sites. CDPI works cooperatively with the Georgia and SEHD Tobacco Use Prevention Program, Stroke and Heart Attack Prevention Program, Arthritis and Osteoporosis Program, Asthma Program, Diabetes Control Program, Cardiovascular Health Initiative, Physical Activity Initiative, Nutrition Section, Healthy Georgia Campaign and county health departments. The SEHD Office of Health Promotion with public and private partners works to implement policies and environmental changes in support of healthy lifestyles and chronic disease prevention for all residents. CDPI provides assistance in setting up wellness programs and speaking engagements, conducting community assessments and applying for and managing grants to support chronic disease prevention. Services are available to interested community groups and agencies within the 16-county Southeast Health District.

For more information contact:
Telephone: (912) 287-6555 Fax: (912) 287-6521
Southeast Health District, 1115-B Church Street, Waycross, GA, 31501

Learn more about U.S., Georgia Public Health and other programs that reduce/control chronic diseases and promote healthy lifestyles by visiting the following links:
  • General Health: National Institutes of Health; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; GA Public Health
  • Diabetes: American Diabetes Association; National Diabetes Education Program (ndep.nih.gov); National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Disease (www.niddk.nih.gov)
  • Hypertension: National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI): American Heart Association
  • Heart Disease: American Heart Association, National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
  • Arthritis: National Arthritis Foundation
  • Asthma:
  • Nutrition: American Dietetic Association (www.eatright.org); CDC: School Health Index,
    National Dairy Council (www.3aday.org); NHLBI-DASH
  • Physical Activity: American Heart Association (Choose to Move); America on the
    Move; CDC: School Health Index; National Institute on Aging (NIH)
  • Tobacco: notobacco.org; CDC: School Health Index

 

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Southeast Health District
1101 Church Street
Waycross, GA 31501
P: 912-285-6002
F: 912-284-2980

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