Health Education

Community Activities

  • Take the First Step - In April, the Denton County Health Department hosted its 3rd Annual "Take the First Step" 5K/1M fun walk/run, a FREE event for the entire community. Over 600 runners and walkers joined us and "took the first step" towards a healthy lifestyle. The goal of this event is to raise awareness about cardiovascular disease, the #1 killer of Denton County residents.
    It's vital that everyone learn the warning signs of a heart attack. These are:
  • Health Fairs and Outreach - The Denton County Health Department provides education and outreach at a variety of community events.
  • Presentations
    • Cardiovascular Disease
    • Diabetes Education and Management
    • West Nile Virus
    • Breast Health
    • Influenza
    • Infectious Disease
    • Hand Washing
    • Vaccination