Health Promotion

The primary function of Kankakee County Health Department’s Health Education division is to promote behaviors that prevent disease and injury.

The division of health promotion:

  • chairs several community coalitions focused on specific prevention efforts
  • coordinates educational seminars, trainings, the Annual Health and Safety Fair and the Kankakee County Teen Conference
  • delivers educational presentations to schools and community groups
  • conducts smoking cessation programs
  • maintains a resource and video library