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About H.E.R.E.

Last modified 2013-11-12 11:35

Welcome to the Health Education Resource Exchange (H.E.R.E.)
An online clearinghouse of public health education and health promotion materials, events, resources, and news in the State of Washington. H.E.R.E. is designed for people who perform population-based health promotion activities in a variety of settings, primarily state and local health departments, tribes, community organizations, clinics, hospitals, and schools.

Developed and maintained by:

Washington State Department of Health
Health Promotion and Communication Section
PO Box 47833
Olympia, WA 98504-7833

This clearinghouse contains a number of resources:
  • Hundreds of free health promotion posters, brochures, and fact sheets from the Department of Health
  • Information on strategies used in the field of health promotion and health education
  • A calendar of events and training opportunities of interest to health educators
  • A free bimonthly online newsletter reporting on public health issues, tools, local efforts, inspirational people, and new trainings

We strive to provide resources that are accurate, effective, and current. Resources in H.E.R.E. provide a contact name, email addresses, and phone number. If you would like more information about educational materials, trainings, or other resources, please contact the source directly.  

The Health Education Resource Exchange was partially funded from 1995 to 1998 by the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Ongoing funding sources include the Washington State Department of Health and the CDC Preventive Health and Health Services Block Grant (Grant 2B01DP009058--contents of the site are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of CDC).

We encourage comments and suggestions about the site and submission of resources to the site.