Health Education & Promotion

Health Education and Promotion seeks to make Reno County a healthier place by promoting healthy lifestyles and disease prevention. This program looks at local, state and national data, public policy, and best practices to promote and improve health in our community.

Health Education and Promotion staff act as a community resource for health and wellness initiatives, including:
  • Tobacco use prevention
  • Tobacco cessation- Kansas Tobacco Quitline
  • Physical activity and nutrition
  • Childhood obesity prevention- Keep Kids Fit
  • Chronic disease prevention, such as: diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, obesity
  • STI/HIV/AIDS prevention and education
  • Worksite wellness

April 7-11, 2014 is National Public Health Week!
Monday- Be Healthy From the Start
Tuesday- Don't Panic
Wednesday- Get Out Ahead
Thursday- Eat Well
Friday- Be the Healthiest Nation in one Generation

For more information please visit the National Public Health Week website.

For more information or additional resources, please contact our Health Education and Promotion Coordinator at 620-259-8464 or via email

HEALTHY PEOPLE BUILD STRONG COMMUNITIES