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Health Department's Authority Regarding Environmen…

12/12/2018 (Bob Kluender, Environmental Specialist) Hits:11

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:11

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:9

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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How Can Smoking Harm Your and Your Baby?

12/05/2018 (Diana Giesler, RN) Hits:31

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:67

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:369

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:81

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:74

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:81

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:104

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:101

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:100

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:127

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:160

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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Drug Take Back Event October 27,2018

10/05/2018 (Sandra Bell, Administrator) Hits:170

Drug Take Back Event October 27,2018

The Ste Genevieve Community Services Forum along with the Health Department and Sheriff’s Department will host a prescription drug take back event Saturday, October 27th from 9:00 am – 12 pm at the Bloomsdale...

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No Immunization Services After 12:00 pm October 5,…

10/04/2018 (Sandra Bell, Administrator) Hits:128

Due to our transition to electronic medical records, we will be unable to provide immunization services after 12:00 pm tomorrow, Friday, October 5, 2018. Normal services will resume on Tuesday,...

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Smoking During Pregnancy

10/04/2018 (Diana Giesler, RN) Hits:118

Smoking During Pregnancy

If you are pregnant, it is never too late to quit smoking. There are benefits to quitting smoking at any stage of your pregnancy. Quitting as soon as possible will...

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Suicide Prevention

09/28/2018 (Miranda Crosier, SEMO Nursing Student) Hits:130

Suicide Prevention

In 2016, there were 45,000 deaths caused by suicide which is a 30% increase since 1999. In teenagers, suicide has become the leading cause of death. It is the 3rd...

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Don Pritchard Got His Flu Shot This Year!

09/23/2018 (Sandra Bell, Administrator) Hits:179

Don Pritchard Got His Flu Shot This Year!

Don Pritchard got his flu shot today! The flu season is almost here and the Ste Genevieve County Health Department is recommending flu shots for everyone 6 months and older. ...

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Is Your Family Ready for an Emergency?

09/23/2018 (Barbara Miller, Emergency Planner) Hits:124

Is Your Family Ready for an Emergency?

Is your Family Ready for an Emergency??? Plan for all family members, even your pets! Water & non-perishable food are a must!! Have alternative power sources ... Have on hand enough...

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Compating the Opioid Crisis

09/14/2018 (Ste. Genevieve County Health Department) Hits:178

Compating the Opioid Crisis

Local churches will be hosting an event about the opioid crisis and Narcan. This   crisis has swept across our nation and left many broken families and deaths in its wake....

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Pnuemonia

09/13/2018 (Kayla Drew, SEMO Nursing Student) Hits:156

Pnuemonia

As the winter months come rolling around all we can think about is the flu. However, the flu is not the only culprit that can make us sick during the...

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JUULING: What parents need to know about this harm…

09/13/2018 (Jenna Little, SEMO Nursing Student) Hits:202

JUULING: What parents need to know about this harmful trend.

At first glance it may look like a USB drive, but the newest trend among teenagers and young adults happens to be a discrete version of the popular E-cigarette, or...

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Test of the Emergency Alert System September 20, 2…

09/12/2018 (Barbara Miller, Emergency Planner) Hits:185

Test of the Emergency Alert System September 20, 2018

National Test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) and Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) Thursday, September 20, 2018 National Preparedness Month (NPM), provides an opportunity to remind us that we all must prepare...

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Perry County Public Viewing of Video Written Off A…

08/21/2018 (Ste. Genevieve County Health Department) Hits:246

JOIN US FOR THE VIEWING OF WRITTEN OFF“THE JOURNALS WILL EXPLAIN EVERYTHING” The film, Written Off, chronicles the life of Matthew Edwards, whose addiction to opioids began at age 15, after...

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Learn More About Salmonella Infections

08/21/2018 (Mary Roth, RN) Hits:232

Learn More About Salmonella Infections

Infections such as Salmonella are more common during summer months. This may be due to higher temperatures and frequent gatherings and events, in which large outbreaks are not uncommon. Salmonella...

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Young Mother Support Group Has New Membership Guid…

08/21/2018 (Ste. Genevieve County Health Department) Hits:327

Young Mother Support Group Has New Membership Guidelines

The Ste Genevieve County Young Mother Support Group has revised their membership guidelines and is now open to mothers of all ages who are expecting, or have children under the...

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Boil Water Advisory for Grayhawk Subdivision

08/21/2018 (Sandra Bell, Administrator) Hits:189

This precautionary boil water advisory has been lifted.  Special bacteriological water samples have tested safe.     Date advisory issued: August 21, 2018.   Location: South end of subdivision.   Reason: 2” main line break and a leaking tee fitting.   Corrective...

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West Nile Virus 2018

08/15/2018 (Mary Roth, RN) Hits:214

West Nile Virus 2018

In Missouri, mosquitoes found carrying the disease have been found in St. Charles, St. Louis, and Jefferson County. Human West Nile virus cases, in our area, generally occur in late...

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Help with Addiction Treatment Referrals July 31st.…

07/26/2018 (Sandra Bell, Administrator) Hits:254

Help with Addiction Treatment Referrals July 31st.

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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Repairing the Harmful Effects of Smoking

07/20/2018 (Diana Giesler, RN) Hits:238

Repairing the Harmful Effects of Smoking

It is possible to reverse the effects of smoking and to improve health. Once a person begins smoking they do damage to their body and others who breathe in their...

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Benefits of Calcium

07/20/2018 (Paula Rose, Nutritionist) Hits:307

Benefits of Calcium

Calcium is an important mineral that not only helps to strengthen your teeth and bones, it also helps your nerves and muscles function properly. Calcium is not something that your...

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Blood Pressure Screenings! July 25th from 3pm-4pm

07/19/2018 (Ste. Genevieve County Health Department) Hits:223

Blood Pressure Screenings! July 25th from 3pm-4pm

  The Ste Genevieve Health Department will be at the new Library in Bloomsdale on Wednesday, July 25th from 3pm to 4pm to provide blood pressure screenings. No appointment is necessary!...

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Congratulations to Paula Rose for her 2nd place wi…

07/19/2018 (Brittany Killian) Hits:239

Congratulations to Paula Rose for her 2nd place win!

Congratulations to Paula Rose, our Nutritionist at the Health Department, for her zucchini getting 2nd place at the County Fair!  We are all so proud of her and her gardening...

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Opioid Information Available Through Missouri Dept…

07/17/2018 (Ste. Genevieve County Health Department) Hits:259

Combating the opioid crisis is a top priority for DHSS. The Missouri Opioid Dashboard was recently updated and contains data relevant to the opioid misuse epidemic in Missouri. Trends tell...

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Missouri reports cases of cyclosporiasis linked to…

07/17/2018 (Sandra Bell, Administrator) Hits:263

  JEFFERSON CITY, MO – The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services in collaboration with local public health agencies across Missouri is investigating cases of cyclosporiasis that appear to be...

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Free Gun Locks Available at Health Department

07/09/2018 (Ste. Genevieve County Health Department) Hits:265

Free Gun Locks Available at Health Department

  Free Gun Locks are now available at the Health Department  through the Lock it for Love project. Come in anytime during regular business hours to get your gun lock. Keep Your...

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CERT Refresher Class to be Held in August

07/03/2018 (Robert Bach, Emergency Planner) Hits:248

CERT Refresher Class to be Held in August

The Ste. Genevieve County Health Department will be holding a CERT Refresher Course for any individual who has in the past completed the Basic CERT Training and wishes to take...

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BLS CPR Class for Healthcare Providers Offered Jul…

06/28/2018 (Diana Giesler, RN) Hits:257

BLS CPR Class for Healthcare Providers Offered July 19, 2018

A Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers CPR class will be offered on Thursday, July 19, 2017 from 12:00 to 4:00 pm at the Health Department. Cost for the class...

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Effective Stillbirth Prevention Campaign launches …

06/20/2018 (Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services ) Hits:260

Effective Stillbirth Prevention Campaign launches in Missouri

    Goal to save 119 Missouri babies every year, reducing the stillbirth rate by 26 percent JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) is announcing...

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Free Educational Program for Parents About Teens and Drugs

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 6:30pm

Sponsored by the Ste Genevieve County Memorial Hospital and Ste. Genevieve Health Department. This event is for adults only.

Explore an interactive display of a teenager’s bedroom containing over 70 items that could signal that a young person is involved in risky activities. Learn how to spot warning signs and get tips for talking with kids about the dangers of alcohol and drug use.

Remember: Talking with your kids early and often about the dangers of drug use is the most effective tool to prevent youth substance use. For tips on starting these conversations go to www.addictionisreal.org