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Galveston County
Galveston County Health District
News Release
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Health District Hosting “The Incredible Years” Free 10-Week Class for New Parents

GALVESTON COUNTY, Texas – The Galveston County Health District (GCHD) is partnering with the Galveston New Parenting Initiative to host “The Incredible Years,” a 10-week free class for parents of newborns through one-year-old children. Flyer

The class will be held from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Mondays from March 20-May 22 in the GCHD WIC Classroom, located at 9850-B Emmett F. Lowry Expressway in Texas City. Class size in the free program is limited so registration is required by contacting 281-534-3569, 409-949-3471 or

“This is a great opportunity for new parents to sit down with other parents to discuss and learn about the incredible journey of raising a child,” said Tiffany Rice, GCHD WIC program manager. “This will be an inviting, friendly and fun atmosphere with advice from both experts and new parents.”

Babies whose parents attend class will receive free infant diapers and every class includes a free meal.

“This is another example of how partnerships with other organizations help us at the health district to expand our ability to protect and promote the optimal health and well-being of Galveston County,” Rice continued.

WHAT: FREE “The Incredible Years” 10-week class for new parents
WHEN: Mondays from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on March 20, 27, April 3, 10, 17, 24 and May 1, 8, 15, 22
WHERE: Galveston County Health District WIC classroom (B101.1), located at 9850-B Emmett F. Lowry Expressway in
Texas City (Enter entrance B, immediately turn right, enter the second door on the left)
WHO: Parents of newborns through one-year-old children.
HOW: Register by contacting Candida Scott (281)534-3569, 409-949-3471 or

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