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Education in Action

The Public Health Works! Honor Roll recognizes the outstanding workers that keep New Yorkers healthy. At the heart of all successful public health initiatives are the workers who promote and protect the public's health and safety.

Public Health Educators from left to right, Eliza St. Onge, Diane Oldenburg and Angela Cimilluca were chosen for the 2010 Public Health Works! Honor Roll


Health Education Programs:

Programs are available to the local schools and community on:

  • Physical Activity and Nutrition
  • Car Seat Education
  • Traffic Safety
  • Hand Washing
  • Poison prevention
  • Lead
  • Chronic and Communicable Disease
  • Rabies
  • West Nile virus
  • EEE
  • Lyme Disease
  • Sun Safety
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • Dental Health
  • Immunization Education
  • Child Safety (shaken baby, SIDS, etc.)
  • Tobacco
  • Playground Safety

Each program offered can be specifically tailored to different audiences. Anyone wanting more information on an education program or would like to schedule an education program can do so by calling 349-3547.

Lead Poisoning Prevention Program: public health educators work with nursing and environmental staff in preventing exposure to lead through risk reduction.

Car Seat Program: anyone in the county can make an appointment to ensure that their car seat is installed correctly. There are also free car seats available to those who qualify, anyone who receives a car seat from Oswego County Health Department will receive education on correct installment and safety procedures.

These services are available for free to any group in Oswego County needing public health education services