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Closed in Observance of President's Day February 1…

02/15/2019 (Sandra Bell, Administrator) Hits:4

Closed in Observance of President's Day February 18, 2019

The Health Department will be closed Monday, February 18, 2019 in observance of Presidnt's Day. We will open Tuesday at 8:00 for normal business hours.

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How to Protect Yourself from HPV

02/15/2019 (Makenzie Hunt, SEMO Nursing Student) Hits:4

How to Protect Yourself from HPV

How to Protect Yourself from HPV By: Makenzie Hunt, nursing student What is human papillomavirus (HPV)? HPV is the most common sexually transmitted infection for teens and young adults. Approximately 80% of people...

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4th Annual Caregiver's Conference

02/14/2019 (Sandra Bell, Administrator) Hits:11

 4th Annual Caregiver's Conference

FREE CONFERENCE FOR CAREGIVERS TO BE OFFERED IN STE. GENEVIEVE MARCH 16, 2019    The fourth annual Ste. Genevieve Caregivers Conference will be held on Saturday, March 16 from 8:30 a.m. to...

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Breastfeeding Friendly Wic Clinic Award 2019

02/14/2019 (Sandra Bell, Administrator) Hits:9

Breastfeeding Friendly Wic Clinic Award 2019

Ste. Genevieve County Health Department WIC staff were presented the “Breastfeeding Friendly WIC Clinic” Award.  Our WIC staff provides optimal breastfeeding support and education to all participants. Great job ladies...

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Earthquake Awareness Month 2019

02/14/2019 (Barbara Miller, Emergency Planner) Hits:9

Earthquake Awareness Month 2019

Missouri Earthquake Awareness Month calls attention to risks of New Madrid Seismic Zone   Missourians are encouraged to prepare and learn how to respond in case of a large-scale earthquake Southeast Missouri –...

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The Addiction Crisis No One Is Talking About

02/14/2019 (Stephanie Fairyington, Thrive Global) Hits:9

The Addiction Crisis No One Is Talking About

Stress levels continue to soar in our society — a 2017 Gallup poll found that 8 in 10 Americans consider themselves stressed, and 40 percent of U.S. citizens said they were more anxious...

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Rotary Food Drive 2019

02/14/2019 (Ste Genevieve County Health Department) Hits:8

Rotary Food Drive 2019

Residents have the opportunity to help stock the shelves of the St. Vincent de Paul food pantry on February 15 and 16 at two Ste. Genevieve locations, Country Mart and...

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Smoking & Conception

02/14/2019 (Diana Giesler, RN) Hits:7

Smoking & Conception

  Smoking sometimes hurts people hoping to become parents. It reduces a women’s chance of getting pregnant. Chemicals in smoke interfere with the functioning of the tubes that eggs travel through...

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Dangers of Hypertension

02/06/2019 (Tory Meiser, Nursing Student, SEMO) Hits:37

Dangers of Hypertension

About 1 in 3 adults have high blood pressure, or hypertension. This is a serious health condition as it increases the risk of heart disease and stroke. This is why...

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National Weather Spotter Training Class February 1…

01/31/2019 (Barbara Miller, Emergency Planner) Hits:58

National Weather Spotter Training Class February 19, 2019

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOTTER TRAINING FEB 19, 2019 - 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Come learn about the science behind tornadoes and other types of severe weather! This will be an interactive...

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Delayed Opening Today January 31, 2019

01/31/2019 (Sandra Bell, Administrator) Hits:48

Delayed Opening Today January 31, 2019

Due to road and parking lot conditions, the health department will delay opening today until 9:00 am to allow road crews time to safely work on clearing the roads. We...

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Winter Car Safety Checklist

01/22/2019 (Barbara Miller, Emergency Planner) Hits:63

Winter Car Safety Checklist

Road emergencies can happen to anyone during winter weather. Keeping a winter car kit on-hand can help you get back on the road safely and avoid being stranded. https://on.mo.gov/2CvJgd5

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Dangers of Vaping Program Presented to Valle Stude…

01/22/2019 (Sandra Bell, Administrator) Hits:63

Dangers of Vaping Program Presented to Valle Students

Valle Catholic Middle and High School students attended a presentation on vaping on Wednesday, January 16. Heather Craig spoke to the students on the dangers of... vaping and nicotine. Heather...

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Heart Saver CPR and First Aid Class Februrary 4th …

01/22/2019 (Diana Giesler, RN) Hits:59

Heart Saver CPR and First Aid Class Februrary 4th and 5th 2019

CPR Class Open to the Public A Heartsaver CPR Certification class will be offered to the public by the Ste Genevieve County Health Department on February 4th from 5:30 pm to...

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Johnsonville Recall January 2019

01/22/2019 (Bob Kluendar) Hits:61

Johnsonville, LLC Recalls Raw Ground Frozen Cheddar Cheese and Bacon Flavored Pork Patty Products Due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination WASHINGTON, Jan. 18, 2019 – Johnsonville, LLC, a Sheboygan Falls,...

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Teen Vaping

01/14/2019 (Diana Giesler, RN) Hits:66

Teen Vaping

 Is it a flash drive or a Juul attached to your child’s computer?  Look closely because it could actually be a Juul, a type of electronic cigarette, the most popular...

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Smoking and Pregnancy: Link to Birth Defects

01/14/2019 (Diana Giesler, RN) Hits:61

Smoking and Pregnancy: Link to Birth Defects

 January is recognized as Missouri Birth Defects Prevention and Awareness Month to remind women of childbearing age that steps can be taken to promote a healthy pregnancy and healthy baby. ...

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WIC is Still Open to Provide Services

01/14/2019 (Ste Genevieve Health Department) Hits:60

WIC is Still Open to Provide Services

Even with the Government shutdown, WIC is still available and vouchers are able to be used as of right now in Missouri. As more information becomes available, we will post...

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IT'S NOT TOO LATE TO GET A FLU SHOT!

01/14/2019 (Ste Genevieve County Health Department) Hits:66

IT'S NOT TOO LATE TO GET A FLU SHOT!

  We still have High Dose Flu Shots available at the Health Department. The High Dose vaccine is for people 65 years and older. For questions call the Health Department at...

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DHSS begins rulemaking process for medical marijua…

01/14/2019 (Ste Genevieve County Health Department) Hits:60

DHSS begins rulemaking process for medical marijuana program

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Following the majority of Missourians’ November 2018 vote to adopt Constitutional Amendment 2, the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) began accepting pre-filed license...

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DHSS Health Advisory for Legionella

12/26/2018 (Ste. Genevieve County Health Department) Hits:163

Health Advisory December 21, 2018 FROM: RANDALL W. WILLIAMS, MD, FACOG DIRECTOR   The St. Louis Marriott West hotel in St. Louis County, Missouri is under investigation following two Legionnaire’s disease case...

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Surgeon General Warns Youth Vaping Is Now An 'Epid…

12/21/2018 (Ste. Genevieve County Health Department) Hits:147

Surgeon General Warns Youth Vaping Is Now An 'Epidemic'

Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email   TwitterFacebook   U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams said Tuesday that local restrictions, including bans on indoor vaping, are needed to reduce youth e-cigarette use. Eric Baradat/AFP/Getty Images Vaping by U.S. teenagers has reached...

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UPDATED: DHSS Provides Update on Possible Area of…

12/21/2018 (Ste. Genevieve County Health Department) Hits:126

    JEFFERSON CITY - In consultation with experts at the national Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) is advising recent, current,...

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Missouri improves in America’s Health Rankings for…

12/21/2018 (Ste. Genevieve County Health Department) Hits:121

  JEFFERSON CITY, MO – The United Health Foundation released their annual America’s Health Rankings yesterday, and Missouri improved from 40th to 38th. The 2018 ranking is a part of the 29th annual...

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National Weather Spotter Training Class

12/19/2018 (Sandra Bell, Administrator) Hits:118

National Weather Spotter Training Class

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOTTER TRAINING   FEB 19, 2019 - 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM   STE. GENEVIEVE COUNTY HEALTH 115 BASLER DR.   Come learn about the science behind tornadoes and other types of severe weather! This...

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Health Department's Authority Regarding Environmen…

12/12/2018 (Bob Kluender, Environmental Specialist) Hits:152

Health Department's Authority Regarding Environmental Health Issues in the County

  The environmental department of the Health Department regulates food service facilities like restaurants, grocery stores, convenience stores, school cafeterias, and any other facility that sells food to the public for...

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Jimmy Dean Recall Notice

12/12/2018 (Bob Kluender, Environmental Specialist) Hits:135

CTI Foods LLC, an Owingsville, Ky. establishment, is recalling approximately 29,028 pounds of frozen, ready-to-eat (RTE) pork and poultry sausage links products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically...

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Arthritis Exercise Classes Offered Free at the Hea…

12/10/2018 (Ste. Genevieve County Health Department) Hits:139

Arthritis Exercise Classes Offered Free at the Health Department

The Ste Genevieve County Health Department is offering an Arthritis Exercise Class every Tuesday and every Thursday 9:30 am – 10:30 am in the lower level of the health department....

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Sneaky Device Increasing Teen Vaping

01/01/2019 (Diana Giesler, RN) Hits:96

Sneaky Device Increasing Teen Vaping

Is it a flash drive or a Juul attached to your child’s computer? Look closely because it could actually be a Juul, a type of electronic cigarette, the most popular...

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How Can Smoking Harm Your and Your Baby?

12/05/2018 (Diana Giesler, RN) Hits:155

How Can Smoking Harm Your and Your Baby?

Your baby may be born too small, even after a full-term pregnancy. Smoking slows your baby’s growth before birth. Your baby may be born too early (premature birth). Premature babies often...

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Free Educational Program for Parents About Teens a…

11/27/2018 (Sandra Bell, Administrator) Hits:270

HIDDEN IN PLAIN VIEW An Initiative to Help Parents Spot Signs of Risky Behavior Tuesday, January 22, 2019      DuBourg Centre                                                                                                                                                 305 Merchant Street, Ste. Genevieve, MO Exhibit open 6:00-8:00 pm, Presentation at...

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Romaine Lettuce Recall November 2018

11/21/2018 (Ste. Genevieve County Health Department) Hits:631

Romaine Lettuce Recall What is the Problem and What is Being Done? The FDA, along with CDC, state and local agencies, is investigating a multistate outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 illnesses likely linked to...

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Dental Event Coming December 18 and 19, 2018

11/19/2018 (Sandra Bell, Administrator) Hits:216

Dental Event Coming December 18 and 19, 2018

COMTREA and the Ste. Genevieve Health Department are excited to announce another dental event coming December 18 and 19th.  Children of all ages with Medicaid can come see the dentist as...

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Delayed Opening Today Due to Weather

11/15/2018 (Sandra Bell, Administrator) Hits:173

Delayed Opening Today Due to Weather

Due to last night's inclement weather, the health department will open at 10:00 am to allow staff safer travels in their commute. 

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WIC Contract Awarded for 2019

11/07/2018 (Jennifer Mueller, RN WIC Coordinator) Hits:223

WIC Contract Awarded for 2019

The Ste Genevieve County Health Department is pleased to announce that a contract to continue providing WIC (Women, Infant and Children) services for federal fiscal year 2018-2019 has been signed...

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2018 Great American Smoke Out

11/07/2018 (Diana Giesler, RN) Hits:241

2018 Great American Smoke Out

The Great American Smokeout – November 15th Smoking remains the single largest preventable cause of death and illness in the world. Smoking causes more than 480,000 deaths every year, or about...

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Substance Use Liaison at Health Department October…

10/26/2018 (Ste. Genevieve County Health Department) Hits:210

Substance Use Liaison at Health Department October 30th.

If you, or a love one are struggling with drug or alcohol use, the Health Department, in collaboration with Gibson Recovery Center, will be offering help through a new service...

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Disposal of Unused Prescription Drugs Saves Lives!…

10/15/2018 (Barbara Miller, Emergency Planner) Hits:213

Disposal of Unused Prescription Drugs Saves Lives!!

Data from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health states that nearly one-third of people aged 12 and overwho used drugs for the first time began by using a...

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Closed Monday, October 8, 2018

10/05/2018 (Ste. Genevieve County Health Department) Hits:233

Closed Monday, October 8, 2018

The Health Department will be closed Monday, October 8, 2018 in observance of Columbus Day. We will be open for regular business hours on Tuesday, October 10, 2018. On this...

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Drive Thru Flu Clinic October 11, 2018

10/05/2018 (Mary Roth, RN) Hits:278

Drive Thru Flu Clinic October 11, 2018

The Ste Genevieve County Health Department will be offering a Drive Thru Flu Clinic Thursday, October 11, 2018 from 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm at the Ste Genevieve Fire House....

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4th Annual Caregiver's Conference

elderly couple holding handsFREE CONFERENCE FOR CAREGIVERS TO BE OFFERED IN STE. GENEVIEVE MARCH 16, 2019   

The fourth annual Ste. Genevieve Caregivers Conference will be held on Saturday, March 16 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Ste. Genevieve County Community Center, located at 21390 Highway 32 in Ste. Genevieve, Missouri.   The free conference, sponsored by Ste. Genevieve County Memorial Hospital, Aging Matters, Parkwood Meadows Senior Living, Ste. Genevieve County Health Department, Serenity Hospice, Parkinson’s Pals, Wolk’s Insurance, St. Vincent de Paul, the LIFE Center, and Basler Funeral Home is for anyone caring for a loved one or anyone interested in caregiving.   Are you a caregiver?  If you...provide transportation, help with shopping, help personal needs, prepare meals, help with housekeeping, help with paperwork, help with medication, provide companionship or safety supervision...you are a caregiver!   The program includes registration and visiting resource tables, with presentations and panel discussions including such topics as pre-planning, assistive technology, scams, legal issues for the caregiver, and passing on traditions and treasures.   Free refreshments and attendance prizes will be provided for participants..  

“This is a topic that affects everyone,” said the late Frank Elpers, who founded the conference.  Everyone has a fami-ly member or loved one, close or distant, who requires some kind of care.  We’re very happy and grateful to be able to offer a free conference to address the important issues surrounding caregiving.”  

Registration is encouraged, but walk-ins are welcome.  Call Paula Fann at Aging Matters at (573) 335-3331, exten-sion 125 by March 13, 2019.

National Weather Spotter Training Class February 19, 2019

WEATHERNATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOTTER TRAINING

FEB 19, 2019 - 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Come learn about the science behind tornadoes and other types of severe weather! This will be an interactive session aimed at teaching you about weather and how you can help the National Weather Service in your community!

Located at:

Ste. Genevieve County Health Department

115 Basler Drive lower level conference rooms in the back of the building