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General Mils Flour Recall September 2019

09/18/2019 (Bob Kluender, environmental Specialist) Hits:8

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:8

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:17

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:16

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:13

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:35

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:40

Hidden in Plain View

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Tony Hoffman's Presentation to Ste Genevieve Commu…

08/30/2019 (Sandra Bell, Administrator) Hits:63

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:55

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:44

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:53

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:53

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:91

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:71

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:80

Chronic Disease Self-Management

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Speaker Tony Hoffman Presents on Addiction

08/02/2019 (Ste. Genevieve County Health Department) Hits:91

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:75

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:87

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:164

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:109

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:151

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:103

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:119

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:128

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:120

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:120

Hepatitis A Vaccine Available

 

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Tips for Teens on E-Cigarettes

06/13/2019 (Ste. Genevieve County Health Department) Hits:136

Tips for Teens on E-Cigarettes

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What is WIC?

06/13/2019 (Ste. Genevieve County Health Department) Hits:236

What is WIC?

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Vaccinations Recommended for College Students

06/13/2019 (Ste Genevieve County Health Department) Hits:158

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:141

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:200

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:132

Dental Event For Adults and Children

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Keep your child safe!

06/11/2019 (Ste. Genevieve County Health Department) Hits:149

Keep your child safe!

  The Children’s Trust Fund’s “Not Even For A Minute” Campaign encourages parents and caregivers to NEVER leave children unattended in or around automobiles. Left alone in a vehicle for a...

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Free A1C's on Fridays in June

06/02/2019 (Brittany Killian) Hits:142

Free A1C's on Fridays in June

  FREE A1C’S EVERY FRIDAY IN THE MONTH OF JUNE WHILE SUPPLIES LAST: The A1C test is a simple blood test that measures your average blood sugar levels over the past 3...

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Closed for Memorial Day, May 27th

05/24/2019 (Brittany Killian) Hits:172

Closed for Memorial Day, May 27th

The Health Department will be closed on Monday, May 27th for Memorial Day. We will open on Tuesday, May 28th at 8am.    

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Community Opioid Information Program Cancelled for…

05/21/2019 (Sandra Bell, Administrator) Hits:250

Our speaker tonight for the Community Opioid Information Program just contacted me to reschedule his presentation due to concerns with the weather forecasted for tonight. It will be rescheduled. Tonight's...

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DHSS announces number of medical marijuana facilit…

05/17/2019 (DHSS) Hits:187

DHSS announces number of medical marijuana facilities to be licesned

  DHSS announces number of medical marijuana facilities to be licensed JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) has determined the number of medical marijuana facilities...

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2019 Annual Breastfeeding Baby Shower

05/17/2019 (Brittany Killian) Hits:255

2019 Annual Breastfeeding Baby Shower

  Thank you to everyone who was able to attend our Annual Breastfeeding Baby Shower Monday night. Because of generous donations and gifts every attendee was able to receive 2 door...

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New WIC Guidelines 2019-2020

05/17/2019 (Ste. Genevieve Health Department) Hits:236

New WIC Guidelines 2019-2020

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Measles Outbreak and the MMR Vaccine

05/17/2019 (Ste. Genevieve Health Department) Hits:197

Measles Outbreak and the MMR Vaccine

  The Health Department has been receiving many questions regarding the measles outbreak in the Untied States. At this time, we would like to offer the following recommendations: • Persons born before 1957...

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Hidden in Plain View

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