School Based Primary Care
Scrubba Bubba - Personal Hygiene
Promotes proper hygiene behaviors that influence well-being, identifies ways to keep neat and clean, differentiates between germs, bacteria and viruses and describes how germs spread.
Promotes the importance of proper nutrition, exercise and vitamin D for healthy bones. It teaches the dangers of tobacco use, alcohol, non-physical activity and caffeine.
Show Down in Tooth Town
Focuses on proper oral healthcare, appropriate dental hygiene, healthy nutrition and how neglecting them adversely effects health and leads to the onset of many chronic diseases.
Walk Through the Heart
Teaches how to keep the heart healthy and strong through exercise, nutrition and healthy lifestyles, and explains contributing factors of heart disease.
Safety & First Aid
Promotes safety and first aid, especially related cardiovascular diseases. Teaches students proper procedures in case of emergency and how to recognize and prevent risks.
In conjunction with Keys hospitals, students get a free one-week shadowing experience at hospitals and medical practices, observe surgery and ER rooms and learn about professional healthcare.
Health Occupations Program
In partnership with the Monroe County School District, Keys AHEC sponsors a Healthy Occupations class where students work with local health professionals, tour medical facilities and prepare for advanced education.