Welcome to Health Education
Health Education Department
Kaiser Permanente San Rafael, Petaluma, Novato
"Dedicated to Achieving Positive Health and Preventing Illness"
Welcome to the Health Education Department, San Rafael, Petaluma, and Novato. We have Health Education Centers at all locations. We offer a variety of classes and resources to help you stay healthy and improve your well-being. We also offer a Worksite Wellness Program for business. To find out more about our services, call us at (415) 444-2173 or (707) 765-3485. Please check back soon as we are currently making updates to our website.
Seasonal Health Tip: Making Changes, Setting Goals
It's that time of year again. We try to set goals to make ourselves better in one way or another! Our goals sure sounds like nice ideas, but it doesn't always happen as we'd like. Here are some tips to make your next goals a reality.
- Do-able Specific
Keep in mind, small changes can make a big difference over time.
For more information, click on our link to the Kaiser Permanente encyclopedia.
Health Educations Centers:
Our Health Education Centers have resources for learning about staying healthy, preventing disease, and treating medical conditions. We offer written materials, videos, selected computer services, and information about classes and other programs to help you reach your prevention goals.
Health Education Center Locations:
- San Rafael (Terra Linda) Health Education Center 3rd floor, opposite Outpatient Pharmacy MOB I
- Petaluma Health Education Center Medical Office Building 1, First Floor
- Novato Health Education Center, 1st Floor, Building A
Classes We Offer
Each year, hundreds of Health Education classes and programs are offered, covering a board range of interests and concerns, including childbirth, asthma, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, weight and nutrition, depression, stress reduction, managing ongoing health conditions, and smoking cessation. There are special programs for children, teens, seniors, couples, and families. The following is just a small sample of the many classes that we offer:
- Adult Asthma
- Advance Health Care Directives
- Breast Cancer Support Group
- Cholesterol & Lifestyle
- Diabetes Management
- Mind Body Medicine, Stress Reduction
- Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction
- Pregnancy - Childbirth, New Born Care, Breastfeeding
- Weight Management
- Women's Health
More Health Information
Visit our member specific kp.org web site at members.kp.org. It will take you to our powerful search capabilities to browse health and drug encyclopedias for thousands of entries on health conditions and available treatments. You will be able to make routine appointments for medicine, ob/gyn and pediatrics in real-time as well as contact an advice nurse with your questions. Order refills prescriptions or consult with a pharmacist. Try out some of our new interactive tools, like the health calculator to find out if you are at a healthy weight, getting enough calcium, controlling asthma triggers and making wise health decisions. Some of these services require a password to help protect your privacy and personal health information.