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Prevent. Promote. Protect.

Southeast Texas Health Departments

The counties and cities around the Beaumont area provide many services for its citizens. Immunizations and flu vaccines are available. Birth and death certificates are provided. Health Promotion Services provides health education presentations to community residents with the aim of improving knowledge, attitudes and individual capacity to change.

Port Arthur

Jefferson County

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Community Gardens

Community gardens encourage neighbors to come together to create a nutritious local food source. Gardening provides an outdoor educational experience for both the young and old. Hands get dirty, friends get made and many are fed when you volunteer at a community garden.

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Playful City, USA

Beaumont Parks & Recreation

The Parks & Recreation Department is dedicated to providing our families a place to exercise, play and have fun. Sports leagues, fitness programs and special events offer fun and fitness opportunities throughout the year.


Beaumont is recognized as a “Playful City USA”. Only 241 U.S. cities have achieved this honor. These cities make play a priority in their community by having a comprehensive plan to provide programming and a safe environment for play.

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Wildlife abounds

Running & Hiking Trails

Beaumont is a paradise for hiking, biking, canoeing, bird-watching and close encounters with gators. Run on miles of trails. Glide through the waters of creeks and rivers. Hike the trails of forests and wetland areas. Wander through blooming botanical gardens. Wildlife abounds. If getting closer to nature is what you’re looking for, Beaumont is a natural choice.

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More Resources

But wait, there’s more!

We’ve partnered with some of the best organizations in the state to help you find healthy activities.

The Choose Healthier App

Hundreds of local businesses

Thousands of healthy activities

One free app.

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Medical & Food Aid

There are many free and low cost tools available to help you and your family live healthier lives.

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Health Info

Interested in running your first race? Do you need help learning how to eat healthier while on a budget? We’ve got you covered.

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Made Possible By

We couldn’t do this without the generous support of our partners.

Southeast Texas Medical Associates
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