Health Education

Community Living Guide

The guide is designed for individuals to communicate important information and preferences about themselves to people who may provide them services in the community.Covered topics include desired living situation and location, important person-specific preferences concerning caregiver qualities, personal care schedules, and the identification of personal and community relationships.

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For more information, please email cacl.chhs@unh.edu

Cardiac Prevention Program

The Cardiac Prevention Program is an exercise and education program for anyone with cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors who wishes to improve overall health and well-being to reduce future risk. Exercise testing and prescriptions are developed and monitored according to an individual’s needs and goals. $200 for pre- and post-health and fitness assessments and 24 exercise session. Participants may choose to continue for $5/session after first 24 sessions.

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Cardiac Rehabilitation Program

The Cardiac Rehabilitation (CR) Program is an exercise and education program for anyone with known cardiovascular disease (CVD) who has previously participated in an ECG-monitored Phase II CR program and wishes to continue regularly exercising in a monitored environment. Exercise prescriptions are developed and monitored according to continue progression from the Phase II CR program according to the individual’s needs and goals. $5/session.

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UNH Employee Fitness Program

The Employee Fitness Program (EFP) provides two opportunities to employees to improve their fitness: an individualized, one-year program, and an exercise facility for individual use on a come and go bases. 

The EFP is housed in the Field House overlooking the main gym floor on the UNH-Durham campus and is approximately 3,600 square feet in size.  The EFP offers fitness development and programming opportunities for employees at no cost. A wide variety of state-of-the-art aerobic, strength, balance exercise training equipment is available. 

Camp Wildcat

Camp Wildcat is a summer day camp for children entering first grade through seventh grade. Campers have a chance to explore nature and the environment, participate in sports, learn new skills and crafts, make friends, and have fun while being active in the summer.


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To register your child for Camp Wildcat, please contact Erika Cooper at erika.cooper@unh.edu or (603) 862-0845.

American Red Cross Lifeguard and Water Safety Instructor Courses

The purpose of the American Red Cross Lifeguard Training course is to teach participants the knowledge and skills needed to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies. The course content and activities prepare participants to recognize and respond quickly and effectively to emergencies and prevent drowning and injuries. This course includes First Aid, CPR for the Professional Rescuer-Lifeguard, and AED.

Insect Repellents

Insect Repellents is a resource that describes all the different repellents such as, DEET, Picaridin, Oil of lemon Eucalyptus, Citionella, 2-Undecanone, IR3535, and other repellents that help protect you from mosquitoes, gnats, punkies, no-see-ums, ticks, and other insects.


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Download the brochure, or contact your local Cooperative Extention