Health education is important for your personal wellness as well as an effective way to promote a healthy lifestyle. Randolph County Health Department wants to make sure that you are maximizing your personal health by all means possible. We offer many different classes to our residents that cover a variety of topics. These classes can also offer you a support system and benefit your personal health and goals, whether it be learning more about breastfeeding or finding tools and support for quitting smoking. We also offer classes for improving safety in the workplace covering topics such as first aid and food handling. These classes provide you with the opportunity to earn certification. If you have any questions regarding our classes, feel free to contact the Randolph County Health Department by calling 660-263-6643 or emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Breastfeeding Support GroupOur Breastfeeding Support Group includes a monthly “Latch and Learn”, held the 2nd Tuesday of every month at 11:30 a.m. in the Education Room at the Health Department. An Internationally Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) is available for consultation and trained peer counselors are on staff for added guidance and support. Peer Counselors can be reached through a help line 24 hours a day to answer questions or assist with problems you may be having with breastfeeding. (660-414-7694).
CPR/First Aid ClassesLearn to recognize and treat life-threatening emergencies. Our CPR and First Aid classes are taught by American Heart Association (AHA) certified instructors. We offer AHA Heartsaver and Pediatric CPR AED and First Aid classes for lay-person rescuers, and AHA Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Professionals.
Pediatric AHA Heartsaver and CPR AED
Starting in 2017, Pediatric CPR/First Aid Classes will be held over two evenings. You must be present at both evening classes to receive your Pediatric CPR/First Aid Certificate.
AHA Heartsaver and CPR AED First Aid Class:
Starting in 2017, Regular Heartsaver/First Aid Classes will be held on as needed basis. Call 660-263-6643 ext. 222 to schedule a class.
AHA Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Professionals:
Starting in 2017, BLS will be held from 9:00-12:00
Food Handlers/Managers Class
Schedule for Food Managers' ClassClass Location: Health Education Room You must register to attend these classes at least 3 weeks prior to the class. Payment is expected when you register unless other arrangements are made with the instructor. Space is limited. Classes begin promptly at 8:00 a.m. (8-hour class).
- October 30, 2017
- January 29, 2018
- You must pick up your book and pay for it at least one week prior to class.
- Class only cost is: $100.00
- Class and book cost is $150.00
Schedule for Food Handlers' ClassClass Location: Health Education Room Class Time: 9:30 am, 2:00 pm, and 6:00 pm
- October 3, 2017 (9:30am and 2:00pm sessions only)
- November 7, 2017
- December 5, 2017