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DHSS announces number of medical marijuana facilit…

05/17/2019 (DHSS) Hits:5

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:7

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:7

New WIC Guidelines 2019-2020

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Measles Outbreak and the MMR Vaccine

05/17/2019 (Ste. Genevieve Health Department) Hits:8

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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Community Opioid Information Program

05/17/2019 (Sandra Bell, RN Administrator) Hits:9

Community Opioid Information  Program

Community members are invited to attend an informational meeting to learn more about the Opioid problem, harm reduction and Narcan. Chad Sabora, co-founder and Executive Director of the Missouri Network...

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Open Position For Emergency Planner

05/10/2019 (Sandra Bell, Administrator) Hits:24

Ste Genevieve County/ St Francois Health Department are looking to hire an Emergency  Planner This position will serve the role of emergency planer/manager for both health departments working in collaboration with...

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Health Department Closed on Wednesday, May 8th

05/07/2019 () Hits:16

Health Department Closed on Wednesday, May 8th

The Health Department will be closed on Wednesday, May 8th for Harry S. Truman's Birthday.      

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Tips for Dealing with Bed Bugs

04/18/2019 (Bob Kluender, Environmental Specialist) Hits:77

Tips for Dealing with Bed Bugs

Bedbugs are small, nocturnal, wingless insects that belong to the family of Cimicidae. They feed on human blood and other warm-blooded hosts. They are oval in shape and grow up...

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Health Depatment Closed Good Friday 2019

04/17/2019 (Ste Genevieve County Health Department) Hits:83

Health Depatment Closed Good Friday 2019

The Health Department will be closed on Good Friday, April 19. 2019. We will reopen for normal services on Monday, April 22, 2019.

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Drug Take Back Event April 27, 2019

04/17/2019 (Sandra Bell, Administrator) Hits:59

Drug Take Back Event April 27, 2019

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

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An Opioid Overdose Can Happen Anytime

04/17/2019 (Sandra Bell, Administrator) Hits:65

An Opioid Overdose Can Happen Anytime

  If you, a family member, or a friend is addicted to heroin or narcotic painkillers known as opioids, having Narcan readily available can save a life.   Opioid overdose emergencies...

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Baby & Me Tobacco Free Program Has Been Succes…

04/17/2019 (Diana Giesler, RN) Hits:68

Baby & Me Tobacco Free Program Has Been Successful in Ste Genevieve

The BABY & ME – Tobacco Free Program is a smoking cessation program for pregnant women and their families. It helps pregnant women and a support partner quit smoking while...

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Teens: Don't Puff!

04/04/2019 (Diana Giesler, RN) Hits:96

Teens: Don't Puff!

You may disregard many messages regarding your health, but when it comes to smoking don’t be pressured to let tobacco define you. Your strength is unique, so make good choices. ...

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Avoiding diseases transmitted by ticks and mosquit…

04/04/2019 (Ste Genevieve County Health Department) Hits:87

Avoiding diseases transmitted by ticks and mosquitoes

With warmer weather on the way, the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) wants to remind those living in and visiting the state to take precautions against tick...

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Free Adult Measles Vaccine

03/21/2019 (Sandra Bell, Administrator) Hits:193

Free Adult Measles Vaccine

You may be hearing a lot about measles lately. And all of this news on TV, social media, Internet, newspapers and magazines may leave you wondering what you as a...

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Is Having Great Teeth Just a Matter of Luck??

03/19/2019 (Sandy Holifield, RDH, EFDA) Hits:123

Is Having Great Teeth Just a Matter of Luck??

In celebration of the luck o’ the Irish, who have a stereotype of not brushing their teeth, we wanted to discuss where your oral health REALLY comes from! https://www.irishcentral.com/news/pan-european-survey-helps-to-confirm-unfortunate-irish-teeth-stereotype-170012526-237528801 According to the...

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Free CERT Class Offered in April

03/19/2019 (Sandra Bell, Administrator) Hits:124

Free CERT Class Offered in April

CERT is a Community Emergency Response Team group of organized and trained volunteer disaster workers that operates at the neighborhood level.   They are prepared to be self-sustaining for five days following a large...

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National Nutrition Month 2019

03/06/2019 (Sandra Bell, Administrator) Hits:179

National Nutrition Month 2019

March is National Nutrition Month. We would like to recognize our Nutritionist, Paula Rose for all the work she does in the community teaching healthy lifestyle standards.

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Safety Tips During a Tornado Threat

03/05/2019 (Ste Genevive County Health Department) Hits:148

Safety Tips During a Tornado Threat

Pick a safe place in your home where family members could gather during a tornado. The safest place to be is underground, or as low to the ground as possible,...

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The Dangers of Smoking in Pregnancy

03/04/2019 (Diana Giesler, RN) Hits:146

The Dangers of Smoking in Pregnancy

Pregnancy complications: Smoking is known to increase the chance of an ectopic pregnancy, a condition in which the fetus develops outside the uterus. The fertilized egg attaches to other organs...

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Taste of Nutrition Program

03/04/2019 (Ste Genevieve County Health Department) Hits:169

Taste of Nutrition Program

March is National Nutrition Month. March into the Health Department when our Nutritionist, Paula Rose, will host a special event highlighting a sampling of nutritious snack foods while answering any...

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Aging With Taste in 2019

03/04/2019 (Paula Rose, Nutritionist) Hits:199

Aging With Taste in 2019

     It is no secret that the way we eat and how active we are has a lot to do with our biological age. Smart food choices and active living...

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Free Friends and Family CPR Class 3-19-2019

03/01/2019 (Sandra Bell, Administrator) Hits:234

Free Friends and Family CPR Class 3-19-2019

Family and Friends CPR CLASS Ste. Genevieve County Health Department will be offering American Heart Association Heartsaver “Family and Friends” CPR classes on Tuesday, March 19, 2019; 1 pm to 4...

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Closed Today Due to Weather and Road Conditions

02/28/2019 (Sandra Bell, Administrator) Hits:160

Closed Today Due to Weather and Road Conditions

After reviewing the road conditions, and accident reports, we are going to remain closed today.

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Weather SpotterTraining Class Cancelled

02/18/2019 (Sandra Bell, Administrator) Hits:174

The Weather Spotter Training class scheduled for tomorrow evening has been cancelled by the National Weather Service due to the adverse weather conditions expected to arrive in the area late tomorrow...

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Closed in Observance of President's Day February 1…

02/15/2019 (Sandra Bell, Administrator) Hits:153

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:169

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:204

 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:231

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:307

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:218

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:191

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:184

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:241

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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Delayed Opening Today January 31, 2019

01/31/2019 (Sandra Bell, Administrator) Hits:247

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:213

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:246

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:208

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:281

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:221

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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