The Health Promotion team can provide education and resources on a wide range of health topics. You can request a presentation by filling out this form (Request a Health Presentation) Questions about presentations and requests for educational materials can be directed to (309) 888-5446. Some of our major programs are:
We offer many tobacco and vaping prevention and cessation resources.
Healthy Eating Active Living
We offer programs and educational materials for children and adults to promote good nutrition, physical activity, and other related aspects of health. This is a major emphasis due to the findings of the McLean County Community Health Needs Assessment.
One of our major programs is PreventT2, part of the National Diabetes Prevention Program led by the CDC. The goal of this year-long lifestyle change program is to help individuals with prediabetes reduce their risk of developing type 2 diabetes. To learn more or to sign up, call (309) 888-5446.
We have many resources and activities related to handwashing available to the community. We work with the Environmental Health division to provide resources to schools that can be used to teach students about handwashing and food safety.