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May 29

June is National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

What is Alzheimer’s Disease? Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive form of dementia. Dementia is a broader term for conditions caused by brain injuries or diseases that negatively affect memory, thinking, and behavior. These changes interfere with daily living. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, Alzheimer’s disease accounts for 60 to 80 percent of dementia cases. Most […]

Feb 25

Daylight Savings Time Begins March 8

Daylight Savings Time in the United States begins each year on the 2nd Sunday in March, when clocks are set forward by 1 hour. They are turned back again to standard time on the 1st Sunday in November as DST ends. Daylight Savings Time in the United States is synchronized. By law, all areas taking […]

Feb 24

Immunization Clinic Scheduled for March 12

Immunizations will be given at our monthly clinic on Thursday, March 12, 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 […]

Jan 30

Mental Health First Aide Course Being Offered February 18 and 25

The public is invited to attend a FREE course on how to positively impact others experiencing mental health symptoms.  Learn the signs to detect when there is a mental health problem and develop the skills to effectively help others.  Sometimes first aid isn’t a bandage, or CPR, the Heimlich, or calling 911.  Sometimes the first […]