Initiatives

Health Education

Mission: To provide community awareness about health problems in order to lead to improvement of individual, family and community health through attitude and behavior change.

The goal of health education is develop, maintain, or reinforce positive health behaviors; help change attitudes; and increase knowledge and awareness of health issues, in order to encourage a healthy lifestyle. An effort will be made to focus on evidence-based interventions that address policy, systems and environmental change.

Child Passenger Safety

The purpose of this program is to reduce the risk of childhood injury by providing child passenger safety education and instruction on the proper installation of car seats. This program also provides seat checks and instruction on installations. All education and instruction is provided by a nationally certified child passenger safety technician. The services are provided to county residents by appointment only.

Call Karen Villines at 336-242-2880 for more information.

Substance Abuse

Substance Use Disorder can have an impact on anyone, and knowing where to turn can be difficult. Our Substance Abuse Coordinator can offer direction and information on getting help for you or someone you know. Services also include community engagement through education, awareness programs, and prevention planning.

Call Jonathan Tysinger at 336-242-2356 for more information.

Triple P - Positive Parenting Program

Triple P is a parenting program, but it doesn't tell you how to be a parent.  It's more like a toolbox of ideas. Triple P can help you:

  • Encourage behavior you like
  • Deal with problem behavior
  • Become confident as a parent
  • Be realistic about parenting
  • Take care of yourself

For more information call Sherrilynn Little at 336-242-2332 or Kendra Benson at 336-242-2322.