The Health Promotion Division helps make it easier for all residents of McLean County to make healthy choices and live healthy lives. Health Promotion staff members educate the community on important health issues and ways to prevent disease, promote positive health behaviors, assess the community's health, and advocate for and enforce policy, system, and environmental change.
What we do:
Health education presentations on tobacco, asthma, breast health, oral health, nutrition, hygiene, and other topics
Host and attend informative and interactive health fairs
Develop and distribute health literature
Promote and enforce the Smoke-Free Illinois Act
Facilitate tobacco cessation programs
Serve as a resource for creating and implementing tobacco-free policies as well as workplace wellness programs
Conduct community health needs assessments and develop community health improvement plans
Coordinate the McLean County Government Employee Wellness Program
For more information about the Health Promotion Division, please call (309) 888-5446.