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Adopt a Family 2019

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

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:8

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:36

Consequences of Too Much Screen Time

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Flu Shots Available Everyday!

10/07/2019 (Ste Genevieve County Health Department) Hits:63

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:40

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:36

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:62

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:55

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:135

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:72

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:89

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:84

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:71

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:76

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:103

Hidden in Plain View

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Tony Hoffman's Presentation to Ste Genevieve Commu…

08/30/2019 (Sandra Bell, Administrator) Hits:103

Tony Hoffman's Presentation to Ste Genevieve Community

 The Ste Genevieve Community would like to thank Tony Hoffman for his excellent presentation last night at the Ste Genevieve High School Performing Arts Center. His personal and informative presentation...

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Chlamydia cases are on the rise

08/26/2019 (Julie Flieg, RN) Hits:108

Ste Genevieve County is seeing an increase in cases of Chlamydia, especially in women aged 19 to 22. The Health Department offers free condoms and free STD testing. No appointment...

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Heartsaver CPR and First Aid Classes in September …

08/26/2019 (Diana Giesler, RN) Hits:95

Heartsaver CPR and First Aid Classes in September 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 September 16, 2019 from 12:15 pm –...

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Hepatitis A Outbreak in Missouri

08/22/2019 (Ste. Genevieve County Health Department) Hits:95

Hepatitis A Outbreak in Missouri

    Hepatitis A Outbreak in Missouri... From September 15, 2017 to August 20, 2019, there have been 414 Hepatitis A outbreak-associated cases in 35 Missouri counties. Of the cases reported, there have...

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Pac N Plays Now Available at Health Department

08/21/2019 (Ste Genevieve County Health Department) Hits:97

Pac N Plays Now Available at Health Department

Community Partnership of Southeast Missouri donated Pack N Plays to Ste. Genevieve County Health Department. These Pack N Plays are available to help parents provide a safe sleep environment for...

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NACCHO Report Features Ste Genevieve County

08/21/2019 (Sandra Bell, Administrator) Hits:189

Ste Genevieve County is featured on page 22. (NACCHO) Much of the day-to-day work of opioid prevention and response falls to local health departments. To better understand this critical role, NACCHO...

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Severe Lung Disease Associated with Vaping

08/21/2019 () Hits:122

Severe Lung Disease Associated with Vaping

There have been 94 possible cases of severe lung illness associated with vaping in 14 states (30 cases in Wisconsin) from June 28, 2019, to August 15, 2019. As of...

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Chronic Disease Self-Management

08/02/2019 (Ste. Genevieve County Health Department) Hits:122

Chronic Disease Self-Management

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Speaker Tony Hoffman Presents on Addiction

08/02/2019 (Ste. Genevieve County Health Department) Hits:134

Speaker Tony Hoffman Presents on Addiction

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FREE Hepatitis C and HIV Testing Now Available

07/27/2019 (Sandra Bell, Admiistrator) Hits:115

FREE Hepatitis C and HIV Testing Now Available

The Health Department is offering FREE Hepatitis C and HIV testing during regular business hours. Results will be available within 30 minutes. Consultation with a nurse along with referrals for...

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Heat Warning in Effect!

07/18/2019 (Ste Genevieve County Health Department) Hits:140

Heat Warning in Effect!

The Ste Genevieve County Health Department is urging residents to take precautions during periods of extreme heat to prevent heat-related illnesses and injuries. Stay indoors as much as possible and limit...

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Quit Smoking - For Reproductive Health!

07/15/2019 (Diana Giesler, RN) Hits:254

Quit Smoking - For Reproductive Health!

  Although we don’t know exactly which smokers might have complication because of smoking, we do know that smoking can be a threat to the ability to become pregnant, to a...

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Orphaned Container Reporting

07/12/2019 (Bob Kluender, Environmental Specialist) Hits:165

As the water continues to recede the Missouri Department of Natural Resources is committed to assist with any orphaned containers that may be discovered. Examples of flood-related orphaned containers, which may...

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Summer CERT Class Starting July19, 2019

07/11/2019 (Sandra Bell, Administrator) Hits:247

Summer CERT Class Starting July19, 2019

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

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Make a Healthy Splash!

07/10/2019 (Julie Flieg, RN) Hits:155

Swimming and other water-related activities are excellent ways to get the physical activity and health benefits needed for a healthy life. However, they are not risk-free. CDC’s Healthy Swimming website...

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Hepatitis A in Gray Summit, Missouri food handler

07/10/2019 (Ste Genevieve County Health Department) Hits:166

JEFFERSON CITY, MO -- Hepatitis A was diagnosed in an employee who handled food at Roadhouse 100 located at 2763 MO-100 in Gray Summit, Missouri. The investigation by the Franklin...

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Missouri WIC Program Goes Electronic!

07/01/2019 (Jennifer Mueller, WIC Coordinator) Hits:171

Missouri WIC program goes electronic eWIC will improve user experience and strengthen program’s integrity JEFFERSON CITY, MO -- The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) is offering families...

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Medical Marijuana Call Center is Taking Applicatio…

07/01/2019 (Sandra Bell, Administrator) Hits:164

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services Medical Marijuana Call Center has started taking patient applications today. The website and call center are experiencing high volumes. The Medical Marijuana Cal...

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Hepatitis A Vaccine Available

06/28/2019 (Ste. Genevieve County Health Department) Hits:162

Hepatitis A Vaccine Available

 

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Tips for Teens on E-Cigarettes

06/13/2019 (Ste. Genevieve County Health Department) Hits:178

Tips for Teens on E-Cigarettes

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What is WIC?

06/13/2019 (Ste. Genevieve County Health Department) Hits:298

What is WIC?

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Vaccinations Recommended for College Students

06/13/2019 (Ste Genevieve County Health Department) Hits:208

Vaccinations Recommended for College Students

Have a graduating senior? Congratulations! Before you get busy preparing them to go to college, make sure they are up-to-date in their vaccines.  We've got details here on the vaccines...

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Action Steps for Sun Protection

06/13/2019 (Ste Genevieve County Health Department) Hits:189

Action Steps for Sun Protection

  While some exposure to sunlight can be enjoyable, too much can be dangerous.  Overexposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun can result in a painful sunburn. It can also...

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Missouri medical marijuana sample application form…

06/11/2019 () Hits:279

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) is pleased to announce the release of the Medical Marijuana Registry (MMR) sample forms and instructions as...

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Dental Event For Adults and Children

06/11/2019 (Ste. Genevieve County Health Department) Hits:172

Dental Event For Adults and Children

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