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Apr 15

Measles Case Identified in Iowa

Over the weekend, through testing from the State Hygienic Lab, a Northeastern Iowan was confirmed to be infected with measles. The individual was unvaccinated and recently returned from Israel, where measles transmission is occurring. The individual has cooperated with public health officials. Public health officials are following up with potentially exposed persons to ensure they […]

Mar 21

The Week of the Young Child to be Observed April 8-12

Help us Celebrate our youngest learners during the Week of the Young Child, April 8–12, 2019.   The Week of the Young Child™ is an annual celebration hosted by NAEYC (National Association for the Education of Young Children) to spotlight early learning, young children, their teachers, families, and communities. Children learn so much as they enjoy music, explore […]

Mar 20

Immunization Clinic Scheduled for April 11

Immunizations will be given at our monthly clinic on Thursday, April, from 10:00 AM to noon and from 1:00 – 4:30 PM.  Clinics are held the second Thursday of every month.  Please note our agency is now located just inside the west door of the courthouse. Ringgold County Public Health offers routine vaccines to all […]

Mar 5

RSV — What is It?

Respiratory syncytial (sin-SISH-uhl) virus, or RSV, is a common respiratory virus that usually causes mild, cold-like symptoms. Most people recover in a week or two, but RSV can be serious, especially for infants and older adults. In fact, RSV is the most common cause of bronchiolitis (inflammation of the small airways in the lung) and […]