Health Education

The Clark County Health Department offers various programs for the community and schools such as:

Reducing the Risk Classes topics include: forming healthy relationships, financial literacy, assertiveness, preventing pregnancy, STIs, and HIV. This is a 16 session curriculum taught to Clark County High School Students.

Youth Mental Health First Aid is a training teaches individuals how to identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illness and substance use disorders in adolescents. The fee is $23.95 per person. The format consists of a 2-hr. self-paced course and 4.5 hrs. in-person. For more information, visit:

Youth Hygiene Class is a 1 hour session offered to any community organization serving youth. Information covered includes hand washing, body cleanliness, dental care, etc.

Bingocize is a 10 week program for older adults. This program combines the game of bingo with a series of exercises designed to build strength and prevent falls in older adults. The sessions also incorporate nutrition topics and information.

Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) Suicide Prevention - this is a 1 1/2 hour session that teaches individuals how to respond to someone who may be having suicidal thoughts. You will learn situational and behavioral clues that someone in crisis may be experiencing.

For more information about any of the above programs contact Kayla Walton at or 859-744-1488 ext. 2012