Public Health Toolkit: How-To Publications

The following resources have been created to aid in the support of your agency's health education activities. Whether it's assistance with social media, public speaking or planning a health fair, we're here to support you.

Please check back soon, as additional how-to publications are being created. If you have a request or idea for a publication, contact us at bmcc3@health.ny.gov.

  • How to Conduct a Focus Group (PDF) – Learn how a well-planned focus group can help you gain insight into the perceptions, beliefs and opinions of your intended audience.
  • Planning a Health Fair (PDF) - Planning a health fair or event is a common way of engaging the community. Get the latest tips and best practices.
  • Public Speaking (PDF) - Learn how to plan what you'll say, general tips and the dos and don'ts of public speaking.
  • Social Media 101 (PDF) - Learn how to get started, keys to success and best practices to get you on your way to being 'social.'