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Friends & Family CPR Class August 23, 2018

08/07/2018 (Sandra Bell, Administrator) Hits:27

Friends & Family CPR Class August 23, 2018

A Friends and Family CPR class will be offered August 23, 2018 from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm at The Ste Genevieve County Health Department. This class is for anyone...

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Help with Addiction Treatment Referrals July 31st.…

07/26/2018 (Sandra Bell, Administrator) Hits:46

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:51

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:48

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:44

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:45

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:54

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:46

  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:64

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:73

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:85

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:90

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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Be Sure To Drink Plenty of Water During This Heat …

06/19/2018 (Paula Rose, Nutritionist) Hits:90

Be Sure To Drink Plenty of Water During This Heat Warning!

Water should be a large part of any diet.  It is readily available with no preparation or leg work required.  It is an extremely important weight loss factor.  Besides being...

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Recognizing Heat Stroke and Heat Exhaustion

06/19/2018 (Robert Bach, Emergency Planner) Hits:95

Recognizing Heat Stroke and Heat Exhaustion

Heat Stroke Heat stroke occurs when the body is unable to regulate its temperature. The body's temperature rises rapidly, the sweating mechanism fails, and the body is unable to cool down....

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WIC Income Guidelines for 2018-2019

06/18/2018 (Jennifer Mueller, RN) Hits:105

WIC Guidelines for 2018-2019 WIC is a Nutritional Education, Health Promotion and Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children.  Good nutrition helps provide the best possible start in life and...

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Dental Van Coming To Ste Genevieve in July!

06/18/2018 (Sandra Bell, Administrator) Hits:133

Dental Van Coming To Ste Genevieve in July!

The Ste. Genevieve Health Department is excited to welcome the COMTREA Tooth Titans Mobile Dental Team in July! On July 24, 25, and 27th (Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday) the Tooth Titans...

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FREE HIV and HEP C testing on June 28th

06/12/2018 (Mary Roth RN) Hits:111

FREE HIV and HEP C testing on June 28th

    The Ste. Genevieve County Health Department is offering FREE screening for HIV and Hepatitis C (Recieve results in 15 minutes) Testing is Free, Fast and Confidential WHEN: June 28th from 8am-4pm WHERE: Ste....

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Free Hepatitis C and HIV Testing May 24, 2018

05/10/2018 (Mary Roth, RN) Hits:170

Free Hepatitis C and HIV Testing May 24, 2018

The Ste. Genevieve County Health Department is offering FREE screening for HIV and Hepatitis C (Recieve results in 15 minutes) Testing is Free, Fast and Confidential WHEN: May 24th from 3:45pm- 5pm WHERE:...

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Substance Abuse Help Available May 29, 2018

05/10/2018 (Sandra Bell, Administrator) Hits:171

Substance Abuse Help Available May 29, 2018

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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Vitamin D - The Sunshine Vitamin

05/10/2018 (Guest Contributor Emily Basler, Dietetic Intern, Bradley University) Hits:563

Vitamin D - The Sunshine Vitamin

Vitamin D – The Sunshine Vitamin Vitamin D is both a nutrient you eat and a hormone your body makes with the help of sunlight.  It is an important nutrient needed...

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Free Diabetes Self Management Class Offered in Jun…

05/03/2018 (Paula Rose, Nutritionist) Hits:205

Free Diabetes Self Management Class Offered in June 2018

Diabetes Self-Management Class Recognized by the American Diabetes Association, this free six-week program helps those affected by diabetes, including family members and caregivers, learn skills to more effectively manage symptoms. Topics...

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Friends & Family CPR Class May 17, 2018

05/03/2018 (Jennifer Mueller, RN) Hits:209

Friends & Family CPR Class May 17, 2018

A Friends and Family CPR class will be offered May 17th from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm at The Ste Genevieve County Health Department. This class is for anyone who...

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The Elks Mobile Dental Unit

05/01/2018 (Ste. Genevieve County Health Department) Hits:208

The Elks Mobile Dental Unit

  The Elks Mobile Dental Unit will be located: DATES:  Monday, May 7, thru, Thursday, May 17, 2018 PLACE:  High Ridge Elks Lodge #2455                                2808 Old Hunning Rd                             High Ridge, MO 63049 DATES:...

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Breakfast is the Most Important Meal of the Day

05/01/2018 (Paula Rose, Nutritionist) Hits:199

Breakfast is the Most Important Meal of the Day

    Breakfast is the meal most neglected and missed.  People accredit this to their hectic lifestyles, wanting to lose weight, or not feeling hungry in the morning.  However, what most...

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New Member Sworn in to Board of Directors

05/01/2018 (Sandra Bell, Administrator) Hits:299

New Member Sworn in to Board of Directors

We welcome Dr. Matthew Bosner to our Board of Directors!

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Time to Do Safety Checks for The Outdoor Grill

05/01/2018 (Bob Kluender, Environmental Specialist) Hits:196

Time to Do Safety Checks for The Outdoor Grill

    At least once every year, check the Venturi tube for blockage by insects, spiders, or food drippings. Clear any blockage, either with a pipe cleaner or with a wire. Push any blockages through the...

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Preparing for Power Outages

05/01/2018 (Robert Bach, Emergency Planner) Hits:200

Preparing for Power Outages

Create a plan for your family. Your family might not be together when a power outage occurs. That’s why it is important to have a plan in place. Talk about...

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Concerns for Smoking in the Car with Children

05/01/2018 (Diana Giesler, RN) Hits:187

Concerns for Smoking in the Car with Children

Pound for pound, our children are more vulnerable to the effects of secondhand smoke. They breathe more rapidly and take in more secondhand smoke than adults. Also, a child’s developing...

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*Important Notice for Caregivers's Support Group*

04/26/2018 (Guest Author ) Hits:213

*Important Notice for Caregivers's Support Group*

  *Important Notice* For anyone who is serving as a caregiver for a spouse, a loved one or anyone suffering from Dementia or Alzheimer’s disease, the Ste. Genevieve Caregiver’s Support Group will...

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Garden Items Made From Recycled Plastic Caps Now F…

04/23/2018 (Sandra Bell, Administrator) Hits:196

Garden Items Made From Recycled Plastic Caps Now For Sale

Perhaps you’ve heard about the Ste. Genevieve Rotary Club’s Caps-to-Benches program. We now have over 40 benches in and around Ste. Genevieve. In addition, we now have something new. Garden...

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CDC expands E. coli warning to all romaine lettuce

04/23/2018 (Brittany Killian) Hits:203

CDC expands E. coli warning to all romaine lettuce

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has expanded its warning about an E. coli outbreak connected to romaine lettuce to cover all forms of romaine, including whole heads...

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Prescription Drug Take Back April 28, 2018

04/23/2018 (Ste. Genevieve County Health Dept) Hits:209

Prescription Drug Take Back April 28, 2018

Prescription Take Back Event Saturday, April 28, 9am-Noon Bloomsdale Medical Centre Bring unused, unwanted or outdated prescription medication for proper disposal Sponsored by Bloomsdale Pharmacy & Ste. Gen Community Services Forum

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Free Hepatitis C and HIV Testing in St Mary

04/20/2018 (Mary Roth, RN) Hits:204

Free Hepatitis C and HIV Testing in St Mary

The Health Department will be in St Mary City Hall Thursday, April 26th from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm to offer free rapid testing for Hepatitis C and HIV. Test...

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Substance Abuse Help Available April 24, 2018

04/20/2018 (Sandra Bell, Administrator) Hits:244

Substance Abuse Help Available April 24, 2018

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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Tick season is upon us

04/03/2018 (Ste Genevieve County Health Department) Hits:306

Tick season is upon us

Now that spring is here, Missouri Dept. of Health and Senior Services urges precaution against tick-borne illnesses JEFFERSON CITY, Mo — With warmer weather on the way, the Missouri Department of...

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Increase in Passport Fees

03/27/2018 (Brittany Killian) Hits:276

Increase in Passport Fees

Beginning Monday, April 2, 2018, the execution fee for NEW passports will increase from $25 to $35.  Other fees for passport application services remain the same. For questions please contact the Health Department...

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5 Mistakes of Label Reading!

03/27/2018 (Paula Rose, Nutritionist) Hits:283

5 Mistakes of Label Reading!

Here are the 5 most common mistakes made when shopping for packaged foods in the grocery store. It is easy to make these mistakes because food manufacturers want you to...

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Key Facts About Flood Readiness

03/27/2018 (Robert Bach, Emergency Planner) Hits:315

Key Facts About Flood Readiness

Basic Steps to Prepare for the Storm Contact the local county geologist or county planning department to find out if your home is located in a flash-flood-prone area or landslide-prone area. Learn...

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New Service Now Available to Help With Substance U…

03/09/2018 (Sandra Bell, Administrator) Hits:293

New Service Now Available to Help With Substance Use Disorders

If you, or a love one are struggling with substance use, the Health Department, in collaboration with Gibson Recovery Center, will be offering a new service to the community starting...

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Facts About Tuberculosis

03/09/2018 (Ste Genevieve County Health Department) Hits:371

Facts About Tuberculosis

Fast facts on tuberculosis Here are some key points about tuberculosis. More detail and supporting information is in the main article. The World Health Organization estimates that 9 million people a year...

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Friends & Family CPR Class August 23, 2018

CPR class 3A Friends and Family CPR class will be offered August 23, 2018 from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm at The Ste Genevieve County Health Department. This class is for anyone who wants to learn CPR/AED and choking recovery but does not require a course completion certification. Cost is $10.00 and includes a book. Call 573-883-7411 to register.