Health care and promotion
Living well means staying healthy. That is why the Waldeck-Frankenberg district is committed to protecting and promoting the health of the population in Waldeck-Frankenberg. Whether it is measures to protect against infections or preventive steps to keep healthy: as part of the public health service, the district is constantly working to ensure health care in Waldeck-Frankenberg - and initiates corresponding offers and projects.
With the offensive "Gesundheit schafft Zukunft" (Health creates the future), the Waldeck-Frankenberg district is pursuing a comprehensive and targeted strategy to ensure sustainable health care in Waldeck-Frankenberg. A comprehensive package of measures - adapted to the individual needs of the largest district in Hesse - is intended to promote and strengthen the area of health in the long term. It is not without reason that the project has been awarded as an excellent place within the nationwide initiative "Germany - Land of Ideas" .
From the promotion of young medical professionals to the establishment of targeted care structures: since 2012, the district has had a comprehensive and targeted strategy to ensure sustainable health care.
Health Promotion & Prevention
With the support of the SHI Alliance for Health, the district of Waldeck-Frankenberg would like to develop a sustainable overall strategy to strengthen health promotion and prevention in the long term.
Care for young teeth
Oral hygiene and nutritional counselling: Dental health, especially in kindergartens and schools, is promoted by the district's youth dental care working group.
To prevent the spread of infectious diseases, the district provides information and advice on protective and preventive measures.
The district advises interested parties on the recommended vaccinations - both at home and for holiday trips abroad.