Striving together to make Thomas County a healthy place to live, learn, work and play.
Whether you are experiencing a pregnancy for the first time or the fourth time, each experience is different and can create new challenges and concerns
Becoming a Mom®
This program utilizes the March of Dimes Becoming a Mom® curriculum and is supported by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment and March of Dimes
Classes Starting: January 9th, 2020
To Register or for more information
IT’S THAT TIME OF YEAR….
FAMILY SHARE TIME!!!!
Time to share the past years adventures…..
good memories….. tasty food…..
Special gifts…… AND………
Don’t let the flu ruin your holiday fun with family and friends! It’s not too late to come to Thomas County Health Department and get your flu shot!! Give us a call @ 785 460-4596 to schedule yours now!
AVOID THE UNWANTED “GIFTS” THIS YEAR!!!
Jan 9th: Pregnancy Overview
Jan 16th: Pregnancy Health
Jan 23rd: Labor & Delivery
Jan 30th: Infant Feeding
Feb 6th: Infant Care
Feb 13th: Postpartum Health
Improving Lives Through Health
Thomas County Health Department strives to improve the lives and health of those in Thomas County. Our trained professional staff can help with myriad issues including vaccines, breastfeeding, health problems and policies, and much more.
Here are 10 essential public health service activities that all communities should undertake and serve as the framework for the NPHPS instruments. Public health systems should
Monitor health status to identify and solve community health problems.
Diagnose and investigate health problems and health hazards in the community.
Inform, educate, and empower people about health issues.
Mobilize community partnerships and action to identify and solve health problems.
Develop policies and plans that support individual and community health efforts.
Enforce laws and regulations that protect health and ensure safety.
Link people to needed personal health services and assure the provision of health care when otherwise unavailable.
Assure competent public and personal health care workforce.
Evaluate effectiveness, accessibility, and quality of personal and population-based health services.
Research for new insights and innovative solutions to health problems.