Health Promotion & Education

The Health Department offers health promotion and education for families, schools, and community groups on public health issues.

Bloodborne Pathogen Education

  • Exciting and interactive presentations on bloodborne pathogens (Hepatitis and HIV) to assist your work site to meet OSHA-required trainings
  • This service does not require a charge, however, donations are accepted

Drive-Thru Flu Shot Clinic

  • Held every year in coordination with the Hospital, EMS, Sheriff, Police Department, and regional partners

Community Health Fair Blood Draws

  • $20 charge
  • Call 620-364-8631 for an appointment
  • Find details on the Healthy Living Lab Services page
  • Other testing is done with a physician order, call for pricing
  • Scheduled in the fall to provide a screening baseline and comparison for CBC, Lipid Profile, Chem Profile, TSH

Team Challenge

  • 8-week program starting in January
  • Determine fitness level and earn points each week
  • Encourage exercise and healthy habits
  • Form teams from 2 to 10 people
  • Free t-shirt at the end of the team meets their fitness level

Annual 5K Wellness Waddle

  • $20 entry fee/medals awarded to top 5k finishers
  • Date to be determined, find more information on the Wellness Waddle page
  • Registration starts at 7 am, Waddle starts at 8 am
  • The Waddle begins and ends at:
    Burlington Recreation Center
    1110 Shea
    Burlington, KS 66839

Arthritis Foundation Exercise Class

  • Gridley Library
  • Monday and Thursday 10 to 11 am, August 5th through September 12th, 2019
  • No charge

Aquatics for Arthritis

  • $15 charge payable to Burlington Rec
  • Burlington Rec Center
  • Postponed due to COVID-19

Lunch & Learns

  • Available upon request

Medicare Part D Open Enrollment Assistance

  • Review your current Medicare Part D Plan
    1. Complete the Part D Worksheet (DOC)
    2. Return the worksheet by emailing Sallee Hess or to:
      110 S 6th Street
      Burlington, KS 66839
    3. Make an appointment by calling 620-364-8631 to review the worksheet with Sallee Hess