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Health and Wellness


Empowering individuals and families to build healthy lives.

Community Health & Lifestyle

Daily activities are more enjoyable when you are healthy. For this reason, we offer programming on: Disease Prevention and Management * Diabetes * Hypertension (High Blood Pressure) * Cardiovascular (Heart Disease) * Osteoporosis * Elder Nutrition

Home & Community Education

Escambia County Association of Home and Community Education (HCE) strengthens families through programs of leadership and continuing education. The program empowers citizens to participate in public decision making regarding issues that concern children and families to promote the effectiveness of volunteer action. HCE supports and assists Escambia County Family & Consumer Sciences programs.

Food Safety & Preservation

Food Preservation prevents contamination. The methods of food preservation are canning, freezing, and drying. All can help assure safe food for eating, so choose the method that best meets your needs. Publications on freezing and canning foods are available from the Escambia County Extension office.