Live Healthy Douglas 2018-02-23T22:46:31+00:00

Douglas County-CHIP

Live Healthy Douglas
2017-2021 CHIP Strategic Priorities

Strategic Priority 1: Healthy Lifestyles
How can we prevent chronic disease by creating a community that supports healthy lifestyle choices for all?

Strategic Priority 2: Access to Health Services
How do we improve access to quality health services to meet the needs of a diverse community?

Recent Live Healthy Douglas News

Get Involved!

With the recent release of the Community Health Improvement Plan II (2017-2021), Live Healthy Douglas has adjusted our focus to address new health issues facing our community, but we can’t do it alone. Live Healthy Douglas relies on community involvement to get our work done, and we would love to have YOU join us! We happily accept organizations and individuals from diverse backgrounds and all different walks of life. All you need is a desire to help make positive health changes in our community. Join us and become a part of this unified community partnership that works together to achieve optimal health for all those who live, learn, work, and play in Douglas County!

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Live Healthy Douglas Partner Spotlight

UGA Extension Douglas

UGA Extension – Douglas County is a collaboration between the Douglas County government, the USDA, and the University of Georgia’s colleges of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences and Family & Consumer Sciences. The mission of UGA Extension is to extend lifelong learning to the people of Georgia through unbiased, research-based education in agriculture, the environment, communities, youth and families. UGA Extension – Douglas County hosts a variety of events, such as Cooking for a Lifetime*, a free cooking class to help inform under-insured women, ages 21-64, about cancer prevention and screening. They also host several 4-H programs, clubs and summer camps to promote positive youth development. Live Healthy Douglas is proud to partner with UGA Extension – Douglas County as they help Douglas residents become healthier, more productive, financially independent and environmentally responsible!

*Cooking for a Lifetime was last hosted on June 12th. UGA Extension – Douglas plans to host another class in the fall, and the event will be added to our Events page once it is scheduled.  If you have any questions about the class, please contact Susan Culpepper at uge2097@uga.edu or 770-920-7224.