Healthy Neighborhoods Program coming to town

MOOERS - The Healthy Neighborhoods Program of the Clinton County Health Department will be conducting Health and Safety surveys throughout the town of Mooers during the months of April, May and June.

The brief in-home surveys are designed to identify health and safety concerns. After completion of the survey and based on the needs of the home, safety products such as fire extinguishers, carbon monoxide detectors, smoke detectors, first aid kits, water bottles, flashlights child safety products, and allergen barrier mattress and pillow covers, may be provided by the Healthy Neighborhoods Program to eligible families.

During the home visit, education is provided regarding fire and burn safety, carbon monoxide poisoning prevention, prevention of lead poisoning, asthma, injury prevention and many other health and safety topics. Information and referrals are also provided regarding available community resources for which a family may be eligible for.

Participation in the Healthy Neighborhoods Program is free for all Clinton County Residents.

Those interested in more information about Healthy Neighborhoods, who have questions, or would like to schedule an appointment, call 565-4993 or visit www.clintonhealth.org.

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