At the Health Education Council, we cultivate health and well-being in under-served communities by leveraging the power of collaboration. With your help, we can make a difference.
News & Notes
‘Tis the season for family, festivity, and food—lots of food. Temptations are everywhere, and parties and travel disrupt daily routines. What’s more, it all goes on for weeks.
How do you stick to your diabetes meal plan when everyone around you seems to be splurging? Here are 5 tips that can help:
Research shows that many Americans believe that everyone should have access to affordable health care coverage. However, the method to achieve that goal remains a topic of national debate. There are many paths to achieving “universal coverage” both nationally and at the state level; the details of which are often misunderstood. The Kaiser Permanente Institute for Health Policy recently released a useful 1-page fact sheet explaining universal coverage and public support for it. Click 'Read More' to download it.
There are many ways to help us achieve our mission. Volunteers bring Health Education Council programs to life. Volunteers are needed to staff community events, assist in our office, and promote our programs at community meetings. Visit 'Get Involved' to learn more.
Most health happens outside of the doctor's office. We are at our healthiest when the places we work, play, learn and pray support both health and well-being. Visit 'What We Do' to learn more about how we design programs to meet unique needs of the communities we serve.
HEC partners with communities across the Sacramento region to make health and well-being a reality for all people. Our programs meet community-identified needs and are designed to address the underlying drivers of health. Visit our 'What We Do' section to learn more.