The aim of the Health Department is to protect and promote the health of the population. The classic tasks include infection control measures to prevent or combat transmissible diseases in humans, but also advice and assistance on the subject of health protection and prevention and the control of drinking and bathing waters.
Service topics around the area of health
How do I protect myself from heat in summer? What do I need to know about drinking water storage tanks? You can find lots of useful information on service topics for citizens here.
Legal guardianship may play a role in the care and support of close relatives. The district informs and supports affected persons in this procedure.
Social psychiatric service
Whether for difficulties in old age, mental problems or addictive behavior: The social psychiatric service of the district supports those affected and their relatives.
Dementia family group
The district offers family members information and exchange on dealing with a dementia illness within the dementia relatives group.
Health creates the future
The "Health Creates the Future" offensive is putting together a package of measures to secure and improve health care in Waldeck-Frankenberg in the long term.
The MRE network Waldeck-Frankenberg has set itself the goal of reducing multi-resistant germs and preventing their further spread.
Health Promotion & Prevention
With the support of the SHI Alliance for Health, the district would like to develop an overall strategy to strengthen health promotion and prevention in the long term.