Prevention of disease and ill health can save trauma, emotions, future problems and bank accounts at a minimum. In many cases, the practice of prevention saves lives and preserves families.
Panhandle Health District's Preventive Health program teaches the public how to live with chronic diseases like asthma and diabetes and prevent injuries through exercise. It teaches the value of physical activity and good nutrition and helps smokers quit the habit. Its Fit and Fall Proof™ program works to strengthen seniors to prevent falling with an added benefit of enlarging their social network. Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention teaches teens the skills they need to avoid pregnancy and stay healthy.
Prevention is a vital key to a healthy life. Visit Panhandle Health District's Preventive Health programs to learn how they can help you.