Health Education

HEALTH EDUCATION COURSES

We offer a wide selection of health education courses.

The Health Education Services unit offers free health education opportunities on the topics of hypertension, overweight and obesity, and tobacco use to community members across the lifespan.

Education is offered through Clinic-Based Health, Community-Based Health, and Health Education by request. 

Health Topics in Clinic-Based Education

NUTRITION FOR BLOOD PRESSURE

Learn how to track blood pressure readings and delicious ways to cut salt from your meals using the DASH Diet and meal planning methods.

Available in English and Spanish.

NUTRITION FOR WEIGHT MANAGEMENT

Learn to make healthy food choices, discover how to look for hidden fats, added sugars for successful weight management.

Available in English and Spanish.

FITNESS EDUCATION

Learn to add healthy foods and water into your fitness routine. Discover new exercises during the hands-on cardio experience.

Available in English and Spanish.

Health Topics in Community-Based Education

NUTRITION EDUCATION

Nutrition 101

Nutrition in the garden

Meal planning

Nutrition demonstration

FITNESS EDUCATION

Fitness 101

Dance fitness gym equipment tour

GO Walk Houston — walking group

ExerStart

Low-impact fitness

LIFESTYLE EDUCATION

Tobacco risk education

Chronic disease self-management workshop

Eat smart, live strong workshop

Eat healthy – be active, community workshop

Multi-service Centers

  • Acres Homes
  • Denver Harbor
  • Fifth Ward
  • Hiram Clarke
  • KashmereMagnolia
  • Northeast
  • Southwest
  • Sunnyside
  • Third Ward
  • West End

Locations

La Nueva Casa De Amigos Health Center
1809 North Main Street
Houston, Texas 77009

Northside Health Center
8504 Schuller Road
Houston, Texas 77093

 

Sharpstown Health Services
6201 Bonhomme Road
South Tower, Third Floor 
Houston, Texas 77036

Sunnyside Health Center
4605 Wilmington Street
Houston, Texas 77051

Monthly Health Observances