Safe Rider Program

car seats

Who is this program for?

  • This program is for low-income families who travel on Texas highways.
  • What are the requirements for families?
  1. Self-certification of financial need.
  2. Have a vehicle and a working safety belt
  3. (lap and shoulder belt required for booster seats).
  4. Attend a one-hour class in order to learn how to use the
  5. safety seat correctly.
  6. One seat per family.
  7. Unlimited education assistance, one time seat assistance.
  8. Parents must pre-register for class.

To register for a Safe Rider class, contact the program director at 409-384-6829 EXT 241.

Food Handlers Class

Jasper Newton County Public Health District is now offering state approved Servsafe food handlers classes. The first class will be held March 1, 2017 beginning at 2:00 P.M at the Jasper Newton County Public Health District located at 139 West Lamar St. Jasper, Tx 75951.

The class is approximately 2 1/2 hours long. You will have to register ahead of time to attend the class as seating and materials are limited. The cost of the class is $20 and upon completion of class and exam, certification will be good for 2 years.

To register for this class please contact Angela Berry at 409-384-3868 ext. 247.

I.D. will be required the day of the class and a valid e-mail address. If you do not have an e-mail address please let me know when you call to register.

Free Zumba Classes

Jasper Newton County Public Health District is now offering free Zumba Fitness classes every Tuesday and Thursday at the Jasper office. Classes begin at 5:15PM. Limited space available so please call now to R.S.V.P at 409-384-6829 ext. 230 or 222. Come out and have fun and stay healthy at the same time. We would love to have you!

Identifying & Preventing Human Sex Trafficking

WHO:    Dreka Strickland with Texas Department of State Health Services

WHAT:   Training on  Identifying and Preventing Human Sex Trafficking

WHEN:   Thursday, September 22, 2016 @ 10:30 a.m.

WHERE:  Jasper Newton County Public Health District

           139 West Lamar Street

           Jasper, TX  75951


Interested in attending?  Call:  (409)384-6829, Ext. 250 before Wednesday, September 21, 2016