What is Community Health?
Community health is a field of study that specializes in the mental and physical well-being of individuals in geographic region. The health of a community is affected by the demographics, economics, and social influences that exists within the community.
At its core, community health aims to improve the lives of many people through policy change, education, and collaboration with other local organizations. The health district seeks to provide accessible health resources and advocate for policy change to reinforce healthy behaviors in our community.
FVHD Community Health Department Programs
Programs & Services
Matter of Balance is an evidence-based falls prevention program that aims to reduce the fears people have around falling. This program teaches balance and strength building exercises while empowering people to make positive lifestyle changes
The Year of Resilience is a program that aims to teach resiliency traits to young teens.
This year long program helps people make real sustainable changes to their diet and exercise to delay or prevent the onset of type 2 diabetes.
The Live Well series is a set of evidence-based programs such as Live Well with Chronic Conditions, Live Well with Diabetes and Live Well with Chronic Pain. These programs teach chronic disease management skills to improve quality of life for those who suffer with chronic disease or those who are caretakers for disease sufferers.
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