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Jun 27

Skin Cancer: Causes, Prevention and Treatments

Summer is here, and we all enjoy spending time outdoors.  Too much time in the sun without proper protection can increase the risk of skin cancer.  Check out the American Cancer Society web pages filled with information about the causes, prevention and treatment options.

Jun 27

Wanting to Quit Tobacco? Check out the Quitline Iowa Website!

Quitting tobacco is a process. Whether you are thinking about quitting, are not yet ready to quit, or have already quit, the Quitline Iowa can help you with each step of the way. Check out all the tools that are offered on this website, including how to help a loved one quit! There are also […]

Jun 21

Office Closed for 4th of July

The Ringgold County Public Health agency will be closed on Tuesday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day.  As always, an on-call nurse will be available for assistance if needed while the office is closed.  Please call our office at 641-464-0691, and Ringgold County Hospital will alert the on-call nurse.

Jun 12

Meningococcal Vaccine to be Required Next School Year

Ringgold County Public Health reminds parents that a new immunization requirement will be in effect beginning in August 2017 for all students enrolling in 7th and 12th grades. The change requires meningococcal vaccine (commonly called Menactra), which is a two-dose series. It can be received anytime on or after 11 years of age for the […]