Health Education

  • Emergency Preparedness
    • Phone: 517-768-1633
    • Information, training, and planning provided to schools, businesses, and community
    • Speaker and educational resources available.
  • Health Education
    • Phone: 517-768-1660
    • Wide variety of health education resource materials available (pamphlets, videos, etc.)
    • Speakers available, offering a variety of health related topics
  • Healthy Communities Program
    • Phone: 517-768-1650
    • Chronic disease reduction through nutrition and physical activity initiatives, education and advocacy through the community, corner stores, schools, and work places.
    • Presentations, information and resources are available.
  • Medicaid Outreach
    • Phone: 517-768-2138
    • Jackson County Health Department staff will provide Medicaid Outreach to:
      • Increase public awareness of programs and services available to Medicaid-eligible and potentially Medicaid-eligible children and families.
      • Connect Medicaid-eligible and potentially Medicaid-eligible children and families to healthcare resources in the community to ensure appropriate care is provided to reduce healthcare costs.

JCHD supports the Medicaid program through multiple outreach activities including:

  • Coordinating and presenting information about Medicaid and Medicaid covered programs through media resources, health fairs and community events; 
  • Facilitating Medicaid eligibility determination by assisting potential Medicaid eligible individuals in applying for Medicaid benefits;
  • Collaboration between JCHD and other agencies to assure the delivery of Medicaid-covered services; 
  • Referral, coordination and monitoring of Medicaid services; and
  • Medicaid-specific training on outreach eligibility and services


  • Jackson Tobacco Reduction Coalition
    • Phone: 517-768-2131
    • Tobacco reduction through education, prevention, and advocacy
    • Resources and speakers
    • Quit kits / Cessation tips
    • Tobacco-free work site policy development
  • Teen Pregnancy Prevention Services
    • Phone: 517-768-2150
    • Community resource for puberty education,  teen sexuality, and pregnancy prevention
    • Presentations, information, and resources
    • Coordinate Teen Pregnancy Prevention Initiative
    • Download their brochure (PDF)