Group Classes

Public Health can provide information on various subjects for your group or organization. Fill out the Presentation Form to schedule a presentation for your group.

Sessions for Parents

  • Baby Basics: Come and meet other moms and learn all about breastfeeding and your baby’s growth and milestones. Bring your support system and discuss the challenges of continuing to breastfeed with other mothers and certified lactation specialists in a casual atmosphere.
  • Back to Sleep: Covers the basics of a safe sleep environment and how the infant sleep space impacts their overall health. Participants will learn to identify a safe sleep space and get the tools to keep their own child safe at night.
  • Healthy Growth and Development: Learn about the healthy growth milestones for baby, the importance of play, and how your health impacts baby.

For Adults & Young Adults

  • Cooking Demonstrations: Staff host cooking demonstrations on how to make easy and healthy foods. Children are welcome.
  • Grocery Store Tours: Learn how to make healthy food choices throughout the supermarket. Learn and practice how to read nutrition fact labels in this casual, hands-on, discussion based tour.
  • Hidden in Plain Sight: Learn about the signs of drug use, drug trends in our community, and get to see a mock-up of a teen bedroom complete with drug paraphernalia common in our community.
  • Emergency Preparedness 101: The basics of emergency preparedness and preparing yourself for an emergency.
  • Immunizations- Get the Facts: Get the truth about immunizations based on the latest science
  • Lead: The Hidden Danger: Learn about lead poisoning, its effects on the body, how to prevent it, and how to avoid lead exposure during home remodeling.
  • Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) for Suicide Prevention: A program proven to prevent suicide, QPR is designed to help you know how to identify the warning signs of suicide and help the person in crisis.
  • Radon in the Home: Covers the basics of radon. What it is, where it’s found, and what to do about it.
  • Safe Sex for Seniors: Sexual transmitted infections (STI) are on a rise in the senior population. Learn about different methods for the prevention and treatment of STIs.
  • Seven Essentials to a Healthy Home: Learn the seven aspects that lead to a healthy home, what to look for, and how you can keep your home a healthy place for you and your family.
  • STI and Pregnancy Prevention: The basics of sexually transmitted diseases, treatment and prevention, and information on your options for pregnancy prevention.
  • Well Water Testing: Instructions on the importance of regularly testing your well water and how to test your drinking water for bacteria, nitrate, arsenic, and lead. Includes information on results, an opportunity to pick up a water test kit, and information on where other more complicated water tests can be obtained.
  • What is Public Health: Presentation designed to highlight all of the different ways public health works in daily life and in Walworth County. Presentation includes discussion on the individual’s role in public health and prevention.
  • Written Off Documentary: Written Off tells the story of one man’s journey as he battles addiction to prescription painkillers in rural Wisconsin. The documentary is told using his own words from his detailed journals and reveals the person not just the addiction. Written Off changes the way addiction is understood. Screenings are limited to less than 200 people per showing.

For Women

These sessions are provided through support by the Wisconsin Women’s Health Foundation

  • Better Brain Health: Learn about different types of dementia and what you can do to adopt a brain healthy lifestyle.
  • Bone Health: Bone density is an important risk factor for breaks as we get older. In this session, led by a registered nurse learn about bone health and get a bone density screening.
  • Gynecological Cancer: Learn about different gynecological cancers that impact women, screening for these cancers, and what things you can do to prevent them.

For Teens

  • Puberty: Learn about how your body is changing and basic personal hygiene.
  • Question, Persuade, Refer for Suicide Prevention: A program proven to prevent suicide, QPR is designed to help you know how to identify the warning signs of suicide and help the person in crisis.
  • STI and Pregnancy Prevention: The basics of sexually transmitted diseases, treatment and prevention, and information on your options for pregnancy prevention.
  • What is Public Health: Presentation designed to highlight all of the different ways public health works in daily life and in Walworth County. Presentation includes discussion on the individual’s role in public health and prevention.
  • Zombies! Run!: Learn about different emergencies and how to prepare for one by creating an emergency kit and a communication plan.

For Kids

  • Be a Tree: Learn about dog bite prevention with a fun and interactive presentation that teaches children how to read dog body language and be safe around dogs.
  • Disease Detectives: Learn how outbreak investigations work and participate in a mock investigation.
  • Farm to Table: Learn where food comes from and what it does in your body.
  • Five Senses: Learn why we need our senses and how they can help keep you safe.
  • Glow Germ: In this fun, interactive, session kids will have the opportunity to watch how germs spread and see just how long you need to wash your hands to stop them in their tracks!
  • Home Alone: Learn about hazards that may be in the home and how to stay safe when you may be home alone.
  • Keep Heart Healthy: Learn about how foods and exercise keep your heart healthy. Presentation includes a game of red light- green light while identifying heart healthy foods, learning how to take your pulse, and a demonstration on clogged blood vessels.
  • My Plate: Learn how choose healthy foods at home and school to become a My Plate Champion
  • Stay Away Tooth Decay: Learn about good dental hygiene with activities that teach what is good or bad for your teeth.
  • What’s in the Water: Learn about how ground water can become contaminated and the filtration process to make it safe to drink.