The Jefferson County Health Unit will be celebrating Public Health Week from Monday to Friday, April 6, with the theme "Active Living and Healthy Eating."

The Jefferson County Health Unit will be celebrating Public Health Week from Monday to Friday, April 6, with the theme “Active Living and Healthy Eating.”

The kickoff will be at 5:30 p.m. Monday at the Lake Saracen pavilion with proclamations from Jefferson County Judge Mike Holcomb and Pine Bluff Mayor Carl A. Redus Jr; Lakendrick’s Creative Dancing students promoting and demonstrating dance, stretching and movements; a walk around Lake Saracen with all participants and an exercise video; and information on nutrition and WIC from the Jefferson County Health Unit.

The schedule for the week is:

• Tuesday: Focus on alcohol, tobacco and other drugs with a display at the local health unit, featuring drug and alcohol prevention information and tobacco cessation material.

• Wednesday: Focus on communicable disease with a display at the local health unit, featuring immunization information.

• Thursday, April 5: Focus on reproductive and sexual health with a display at the local health unit, featuring STD information, condoms and other family planning information.

• Friday, April 6: Focus on mental and emotional well-being with a display at the local health unit.