1920 John Wesley Ave.,
College Park, GA 30337
The Office of Community Health Education and Promotion (CHEP) addresses community health concerns by educating, informing and empowering residents of Fulton County. The health education staff is responsible for providing health education, promotion and prevention services, linking individuals to personal health services and collaborating with other community agencies to improve health outcomes. The office also provides technical assistance for planning health education programs, health promotion events, training curriculum development, conducting workshops and coordinating the health departmentâ€™s staff participation in community health fairs.
Presentations to the Community
The following health education presentations are available:
- Nutrition Education
- Obesity Prevention and Physical Activity
- Anger/Stress Management
- Personal Health- Proper Hand Washing Techniques
- Healthy Living (topics focusing on specific national health observances month)
- Methicillin Resistant Staph (MRSA): The New Super Germ
- Influenza (Flu) Prevention
- Cervical Cancer Prevention: Human Papilloma Virus Vaccine (HPV)
- Planning Effective Health Fairs
In addition, the Office of Community Health Education offers the following parenting classes:
Parenting of Infants and Young Children â€“ a health education program that teaches parenting skills to pregnant and parenting women and adolescents with infants and young children.
Active Parenting Now â€“ a program for parents of 5-12 year olds. The six part series assist parents in raising responsible children, demonstrates non-violent discipline skills, focuses on effective communication and provides learning experiences that builds courage, character and self-esteem in children.
For additional information please contact the Office of Community Health Education and Promotion, 1920 John Wesley Ave., Suite 220, College Park, GA 30337 or call (404) 765-4230.
Requests for Health Fairs, Events, Literature
When you need the participation of the department of Health and Wellness programs for an event, you will need to complete and return the Health Fair Request/Event Planner Form by email, 60 days prior to the event. Receipt of the request does not automatically guarantee participation. Submitting the request within the desired time period increases the possibility of program participation. Requests are handled on a first come, first serve basis.
After receiving the request, it will be evaluated to determine appropriateness and feasibility. Staff of Community Health Education will contact you on your request.
You will be contacted by our office, as to the availability of departmental programs to participate in the event. In those instances in which the Department of Health and Wellness does not offer and/or provide the requested services, we may offer health literature. This office provides assistance in locating other health providers.
Please contact us by filling out our Contact Us form. We will then complete your request and contact you in a timely manner.