Health Education

Health Education

Health educators provide a variety of health education services to clients, 
healthcare professionals, schools, staff, and the community. Health educators
 coordinate activities and presentations that focus attention on health topics 
and lifestyle choices that will result in positive differences for county residents.

Health topics and programs may include:
Chronic Disease and Diabetes Self-Management courses 
Gold Sneaker training for day care centers
STD presentations
Substance Abuse Prevention & Education
Tobacco Prevention & Education
Community First-Aid
Community Hands-Only CPR
Nutrition Education & Guidance
Blood pressure and vital signs screening
High Risk Activity Education
Physical activity and education
Specialty programs customized to meet the educational and social needs of participants from pre-school to high school.

For more information on available programs, to schedule presentations or request a speaker please contact:
Breanna Cecil at 615-465-5655 or
Brad Coutts at 615-465-5350 or

Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD)

The health department provides FREE confidential testing and treatment for syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydia, and HIV. Contact follow-up is conducted to avoid any further spread of disease.

Tuberculosis (TB) Control 

Diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up of tuberculosis patients and contacts are provided. Medication, when needed, is available at the health department.