Wellness and Prevention Section

Welcome to the Wellness and Prevention Section. Please join us as we work together to make North Carolina a healthier state. With the foundation of health education, we promote the discussion of wellness and prevention across agencies and organizations.

Purpose of the Section

The purpose of the Wellness and Prevention Section of the NCPHA shall be to bring together all persons interested in public health education including official agencies, voluntary agencies, schools, colleges, etc., for the purpose of fostering and stimulating:

  • A greater degree of opportunity for cooperation with all health personnel;
  • The promotion of joint planning among agencies, schools, organizations, community groups, and businesses concerning wellness and prevention;
  • A better understanding, integration, and promotion of health for all people.

Upcoming Webinar:  Successful Collaboration Between Government and Non-Profit Agencies

Wednesday, May 31, 2:30 - 3:30 pm

How to Make Nontraditional Partnerships Work:
We all know collaboration with traditional partners is not easy, but what happens when we join with organizations who are not normally at the table? Join us to learn more on how a Local Health Department made nontraditional partnerships with local non-profits and other government agencies a success.

Sponsored by:  NC SOPHE & NCPHA Wellness and Prevention Section

Register by May 25th at:  Wellness and Prevention Webinar Registration Form

1 Free CHES/MCHES Credit
Part of the NCPHA Healthy Babies Initiative
Presenters:  Anna Martin & Kelsey Pfaff from Caldwell County


Resource Center


     2016 FEC Wellness and Prevention Award Winners

Wellness and Prevention Section Leadership 2016-2017

Chasity Newkirk

Vice Chair:
Emily Earnest

Chae Williams-Moore

Advocacy Representative:
Rebecca Edens
ARTS Coordinator, Region 6

Fall Educational Conference Planning Committee Representative:
Chasity Newkirk