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Health Education Division

The Health Education Department's mission is to increase awareness of health concerns and to promote healthy life styles and behaviors in Cumberland County Residents.

  Free educational presentations:

  • Cardiovascular Education & Prevention
  • Cancer Education & prevention
  • STD Prevention Education

Serve as an informational resource for community organizations
Contribute to the health of the population through assessment, research & evaluation activities


Community Services Division

The Community Services division works to provide help to County residents in obtaining assistance and information regarding medical prescriptions, dental problems, and health care Information.

· Limited prescription assistance for needed medications is available through County programs. These once a year programs are directed at Seniors, disabled, and financially disadvantaged families and individuals who are in need of emergency assistance and are unable to afford the cost of their medications.

· The Mobile Dental Trailer is available for children, ages 6-18, and moves to various schools in Cumberland County throughout the school year in conjunction with Gateway Community Action Partnership.

· Translation Services for Hispanic populations through telephone calls, home and office visits, and letters are available for all CCHD division programs.
o Todos servicios estan disponible en espaňol.

· K.I. Pill Distribution:  Potassium Iodide pills are distributed twice a year in cooperation with the County Office of Emergency Management to Cumberland County residents living within 10 miles of the Salem Nuclear Power Plant.

· County residents are given information on available social and health care agencies and their programs.

*Programs not available to residents of the City of Vineland*