Savannah Valley District

Meet Our New Rural Health Agent- Tiffine Forester

Tiffine Forester was born in Hampton, SC, with a degree in Social Work.  She currently serves as a Town Council City member in her community.  Tiffine previously worked as Social Service Director at Pruitt Health Care. She enjoys spending time with family & friends, networking, shopping, and traveling.  Currently, Tiffine is the new Rural Health Agent for Bamberg, Allendale, and Barnwell Counties.

The Clemson University Extension Service Rural Health and Nutrition team provides chronic disease prevention and self-management programs as well as policy, systems, and environmental approaches. The Rural Health and Nutrition team also serves South Carolinians through Policy, Systems, and Environmental approaches, which include food access and food security initiatives. The team conducts virtual, in-person, and hybrid programs that are either evidence-based or practice-tested. The Health Extension for Diabetes (available in English or Spanish) program and Hypertension Management Program are two of the flagship programs offered by team members. The Rural Health and Nutrition team regularly conducts programs designed to enhance healthy lifestyles such as WalkSC, Yoga for Everybody, Know Diabetes by Heart, and Stirring Up Healthy Cooking.

Programs conducted by team members are always free to the public and always focused on health across the lifespan. In select counties, agents can assist the public with health resource navigation and food access issues.

The Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service offers its programs to people of all ages, regardless of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, marital or family status, and is an equal opportunity employer.