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Oct 29

CDC Releases New Adult Pneumococcal Vaccination Recommendations

On September 19, the CDC released new pneumococcal vaccination recommendations for the adult population.  Adults 65 years of age or older are now recommended to receive a single pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV13, Prevnar-13®), followed by the pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine (PPSV23, Pneumovax®23) 6-12 months later.  For adults who previously received a dose of PPSV23 on or after […]

Oct 9

Alzheimer’s Workshop on October 27

The Ringgold County Hospital and HCI Care Services are sponsoring a free workshop on identifying early signs of Alzheimer’s disease presented by Dr. Yogesh Shah from Des Moines University on Monday, October 27, at 5:30 PM.  The workshop will be held at the hospital dining room and will include a free meal and caregiver toolkit for every attendee. […]

Oct 2

Young Artists Featured in Courthouse

Fresh artwork from sixteen students at Mt. Ayr Community School is displayed in the Ringgold County Courthouse for the month of October.  The artwork is hanging in stands on the stairways to encourage people to take the stairs as part of making healthier lifestyle choices. Pictured below are Kindergarteners Livia Buckner, Willow Vanderflught, Dylan Smith, […]