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Preventative and Public Health are the main efforts of the Johnson Health Department.  We play a critical role in protecting and improving the health of our community and the residents of Johnson County. We provide a range of services aimed at promoting healthy behaviors; preventing disease and injury; access to safe food and water; immunizations; and responding to public health emergencies.  This website contains information about our services and provides an opportunity for you to contact us should you need services or have questions or concerns. 



Johnson County Health Department’s Diabetes Prevention Program has been awarded Full Recognition by the CDC.  The Diabetes Prevention Program provides education for anyone who is pre-diabetic.  If you have been advised by your physician that you are pre-diabetic, have an A1C of 5.7 – 6.4,  have a parent/sibling with Type 2 diabetes, or had gestational diabetes during pregnancy, you are eligible for the FREE year-long program.  This program will help you with healthy eating, physical activity, reducing stress, and improving sleeping habits. The goal is to lose 5-7% of your body weight and be more physically active.  Implementing these strategies can help you become healthier and deter Type 2 Diabetes.  Contact Lifestyle Coach Jill Delong at 606-789-2590 for more information.

Freedom From Smoking

   FREE Program to Help YOU Quit Smoking!           Provides Nicotine Replacement patches at a         reduced cost. 

Want to be FREE from Nicotine but don’t know where to start?  The Johnson County Health Department offers the Freedom From Smoking® program. This seven week, eight-session group program was developed by the American Lung Association, and is one of the most successful QUIT programs available.  Sessions can also be scheduled on an individual basis as well. The program provides Nicotine Replacement Patches at a reduced cost.  A trained instructor will provide the extra support you need to Kick Your Habit for good!  This program will teach you how to change your behavior and become smoke-free for life!

You’ll get special attention to help you:
• Develop your own quitting plan
• Fight urges to smoke
• Combat recovery symptoms
• Control your weight
• Manage stress through relaxation techniques

For more information on the FREE Freedom From Smoking program, contact Jill Delong at 606-789-2590.

Gentle Chair Yoga increases flexibility, strengthens muscles, helps with balance and coordination, reduces stress, reduces pain,  improves sleep, and promotes minimal weight loss.  Call us for more information at 606-789-2590.