Are you a Knox County high school student interested in learning about health and community service? Perhaps the Knox County Health Department’s (KCHD) Youth Health Board is the place for you. Applications are now open with a deadline of April 15.
A collaborative effort between the KCHD and Coordinated School Health, the Youth Health Board serves as a forum for young people to affect the well-being of our community through programs, volunteer activities and health-related projects.
This youth-driven group provides opportunities for the students to partner with health professionals from KCHD and other community groups to explore and take action on a variety of issues. The members are selected from an applicant pool of high school students who demonstrate strong leadership skills, a commitment to the community and an interest in health-related topics.
Go here to complete the application.
Application Deadline: Friday, April 15