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Health Department Closing Early Today

01/17/2020 (Sandra Bell, Administrator) Hits:4

Health Department Closing Early Today

The health department will be closing at 11:00 am this morning due to inclement weather coming in to the area. We encourage everyone to take precautions while outside. We will...

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Register Now for the Weather Spotter Class Coming …

01/13/2020 (Ste Genevieve County Health Department) Hits:24

Register Now for the Weather Spotter Class Coming to Sainte Genevieve

  Tornado and severe weather season is rapidly approaching us which brings to mind proper preparation for these events. One of the first things we need to do is educate ourselves...

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Community Support Group Starting in February

01/13/2020 (Sandra Bell, Administrator) Hits:28

Community Support Group Starting in February

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New Year, Healthier Mouth

01/13/2020 (Sandi Holifield, Dental Hygienist) Hits:14

New Year, Healthier Mouth

  What does ringing in the new year have to do with being mouth healthy? More than you may think. Did you know that you should replace your toothbrush every three to...

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Children and Electronic Devices

01/13/2020 (Ste Genevieve County Health Department) Hits:15

Children and Electronic Devices

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DHSS continues to urge flu vaccination

01/13/2020 (Julie Flieg, RN) Hits:18

DHSS continues to urge flu vaccination

  JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Flu activity is currently widespread throughout Missouri. 11,171 cases of influenza have been reported in Missouri so far. 11 people have died from influenza-associated illness this...

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Don’t Lose your Resolve to Quit Smoking and Live H…

01/07/2020 (Diana Giesler, RN) Hits:24

Don’t Lose your Resolve to Quit Smoking and Live Healthier - Nicotine Free in 2020!

     Sticking to New Year’s resolutions can be really tough, especially if it’s a major lifestyle change like quitting smoking. Many times we start out strong then lose steam after a...

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2019 - 2020 Flu Season

01/03/2020 (Sandra Bell, Administrator) Hits:67

The flu season officially started Sept. 29 and as of December 21, 2019, Missouri has seen 4,299   cases of flu. Ste Genevieve County has reported twenty-two case of influenza this...

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WIC Continues to Improve the Health of Missouri’s …

01/02/2020 (Ste Genevieve County Health Department) Hits:33

 Every month, over 100,000 Missourians participate in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children, commonly known as WIC. The program provides nutrition information, breastfeeding support and nutritious...

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Nicotine Addiction and Vaping

12/27/2019 (Ste. Genevieve County Health Department) Hits:53

Nicotine Addiction and Vaping

  What is nicotine addiction like? Are you feeling edgy, anxious, restless, angry, can’t sleep? When the nicotine wears off - your brain craves more. The more you vape, the more...

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Health Department Holiday Closings

12/18/2019 (Sandra Bell, Administrator) Hits:75

Health Department Holiday Closings

The Health Department will be closed on the following days during the holidays: December 19th 11:30 - 1:30 for staff Christmas party December 24th 2019 December 25th 2019 January 1, 2020 We wish everyone a...

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An Opioid Overdose Can Happen Anytime

12/18/2019 (Sandra Bell, Administrator) Hits:70

An Opioid Overdose Can Happen Anytime

If you, a family member, or a friend are addicted to heroin or narcotic painkillers known as opioids, having Narcan readily available can save a life. A nasal...

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Stop The Vape Missouri

12/18/2019 () Hits:76

Stop The Vape Missouri

Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services       One JUUL pod has the same level of nicotine as a pack of cigarettes. Nicotine can harm parts of the teen brain that control...

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Weather Spotter Class Coming to Sainte Genevieve M…

01/13/2020 () Hits:77

Weather Spotter Class Coming to Sainte Genevieve March 2020

  Tornado and severe weather season is rapidly approaching us which brings to mind proper preparation for these events. One of the first things we need to do is educate ourselves...

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Pack N Plays Still Available for New Parents!

12/18/2019 (Ste Genevieve County Health Department) Hits:66

Pack N Plays Still Available for New Parents!

  The Health Department still has Pack N Plays available to help parents provide a safe sleep environment for their babies. Guidelines are listed below. Community Partnership of Southeast Missouri donated Pack...

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DHSS announces public forum on medical marijuana v…

12/18/2019 (Sandra Bell, Administrator) Hits:72

  JEFFERSON CITY, MO – The Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS), Section for Medical Marijuana Regulation, will hold a public forum to receive input on how the Medical...

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Community Program on Addiction and Narcan

12/02/2019 (Ste. Genevieve County Health Department) Hits:103

Community Program on Addiction and Narcan

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Free Rapid HIV/HEP C testing

12/17/2019 (Ste. Genevieve County Health Department) Hits:118

Free Rapid HIV/HEP C testing

FREE Rapid HIV/HEP C testing is available at The Health Department! Confidential and get results in 20 minutes. No appointment necessary. Call for questions. (573)883-7411!

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Flu Shots Available

11/20/2019 (Ste. Genevieve County Health Department) Hits:116

Flu Shots Available

The Health Department still has plenty of flu shots available including the High Dose for those 65 years old and up. Please bring your insurance card. We also have options...

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Teen Vaping At Home Test Kits

11/01/2019 (Ste. Genevieve County Health Department) Hits:157

Teen Vaping At Home Test Kits

  Teen vaping can be a concern for many parents. Teen use of alcohol or drugs can also be a concern. Early identification of a teen’s use of any of these...

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Domestic Violence Lunch & Learn Decemeber 11th…

11/14/2019 (guest) Hits:128

Domestic Violence Lunch & Learn Decemeber 11th, 2019

  Domestic ViolenceLunch & Learn Guest Speaker -Trauma SpecialistMary Ann Robertson MA, LpcThe Safe House For Women - A Step At A Time Counseling 12:00pm - 1:00pm on December 11th, 2019Progress Sports Complex21390...

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Missouri Survey

11/04/2019 (guest) Hits:137

Missouri Survey

  Are you the parent or guardian of a child 9-17 years of age, and live in Missouri? Please consider taking this survey for a research study about what Missouri parents...

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Thank You Veterans!

11/11/2019 (Ste. Genevieve County Health Department) Hits:125

Thank You Veterans!

  The Health Department will be closed today November 11th for Veterans Day. For the Month of November, any Veteran can come get a free regular flu shot at the Health...

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CERT Class for November Cancelled

10/31/2019 (Sandra Bell, Administrator) Hits:143

Our CERT class scheduled to begin November 2nd has been cancelled due to low registration. We will offer another class in January. Please call the health department with any questions.

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2019 Drug Take Back Event

10/29/2019 (Sandra Bell, Administrator) Hits:231

2019 Drug Take Back Event

The drug take back event held on October 26th was very successful. We collected 7,174 unwanted medications. Thank you to Bloomsdale Medical Center for donating the space. Thank you to...

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Adopt a Family 2019

10/21/2019 (Ste Genevieve County Health Department) Hits:316

Adopt a Family 2019

We will now be accepting applications for the families wishing to be adopted. This will need to be done in person at the Health Department. You will not be able...

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CERT Class Offered Saturdays in November

10/21/2019 (Ste Genevieve County Health Department) Hits:168

CERT Class Offered Saturdays in November

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training will be held this Fall at the Ste. Genevieve County Health Department. This class is free and open to adults and teens. CERT educates...

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Consequences of Too Much Screen Time

10/10/2019 (Kaitlyn Harris, SEMO Nursing Student) Hits:180

Consequences of Too Much Screen Time

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Flu Shots Available Everyday!

10/07/2019 (Ste Genevieve County Health Department) Hits:239

Flu Shots Available Everyday!

Flu shots are available through the health department. No appointments necessary. We are open Monday through Friday from 8am to 4pm. Below is a list of different flu clinics we will...

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What are Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drills?

10/07/2019 (Ste Genevieve County Health Department) Hits:204

What are Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drills?

Everyone, everywhere, should know how to protect themselves during earthquakes, whether they live, work, or travel to an area where earthquakes are common. Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drills are annual opportunities to...

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October is National Dental Hygiene Month!

10/07/2019 (Sandy Hollified, RDH, Comtrea) Hits:193

October is National Dental Hygiene Month!

October is National Dental Hygiene Month! October brings many wonderful things, pumpkin spice, cooler weather, changing leaves, candy…but it also brings AWARENESS! October is National Dental Hygiene Month, a time to...

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Kona Ice donates to School Flu Program

09/23/2019 (Ste. Genevieve County Health Department) Hits:222

Kona Ice donates to School Flu Program

Health Department employees were able to help Kona Ice at the Ste. Gen vs. Valle football game on Sept. 6th and in return Kona Ice donated a portion of the...

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Chlamydia

09/26/2019 (Olivia Long, Nursing Student, Southeast Missouri University. ) Hits:209

Chlamydia

Written by Olivia Long, Nursing Student, Southeast Missouri University.

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General Mils Flour Recall September 2019

09/18/2019 (Bob Kluender, environmental Specialist) Hits:382

Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services Recall Alert Web Link – https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/general-mills-recalls-five-pound-bags-gold-medal-unbleached-all-purpose-flour See the original announcement for examples of labels General Mills Recalls Five Pound Bags of Gold Medal Unbleached All...

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FEMA Disaster Declaration to assist dislocated wor…

09/18/2019 (Ste. Genevieve County Health Department) Hits:225

FEMA Disaster Declaration to assist dislocated workers

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Breastfeeding by Alyssa Hoops, SEMO Nursing Studen…

09/13/2019 (Alyssa Hoops, SEMO BSN Student) Hits:246

Breastfeeding by Alyssa Hoops, SEMO Nursing Student

Breastfeeding is the human body’s natural way of providing vitamins and nutrients to a baby. Breastmilk provides many benefits to the baby that formula does not, including antibodies to help...

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Flu Vaccines Are Now Available at the Health Depar…

09/13/2019 (Ste Genevieve County Health Department) Hits:238

Flu Vaccines Are Now Available at the Health Department

Flu vaccine is currently available at the health department. We have a variety of vaccines to meet the needs of everyone from 6 months of age and older. We are...

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Missouri health officials report confirmed cases o…

09/13/2019 (Diana Giesler, RN) Hits:258

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – To date, nine possible cases of lung illness associated with the use of e-cigarette products have been reported to the Missouri Department of Health and Senior...

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New Program Allows Increase in Vaccination Service…

09/03/2019 (Sandra Bell, Administrator) Hits:215

New Program Allows Increase in Vaccination Services

The Ste Genevieve County Health Department is now able to provide vaccines to anyone who is fully insured for immunizations. No appointment is necessary. Insurance cards will need to be...

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Hidden in Plain View

09/03/2019 (Ste. Genevieve County Health Department) Hits:245

Hidden in Plain View

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Community Support Group Starting in February

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