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Oct 18

It’s Time to Get Your Flu Shot!

Flu shots are available at the public health office now.  Please call the office (641-464-0691) to make sure a nurse will be available when you want to come in.  We can bill standard Medicare (not HMO’s), Blue Cross/Blue Shield and UnitedHealthcare.  If paying privately, the charge for the shot will be $35. According to the […]

Oct 18

October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month

Down syndrome (sometimes called Down’s syndrome) is a condition in which a child is born with an extra copy of their 21st chromosome — hence its other name, trisomy 21. This causes physical and mental developmental delays and disabilities. Many of the disabilities are lifelong, and they can also shorten life expectancy. However, people with […]

Aug 28

Childhood Obesity — What You Can Do About It

Childhood Obesity Is a Major Public Health Problem Children with obesity are at higher risk for having other chronic health conditions and diseases, such as asthma, sleep apnea, bone and joint problems, and type 2 diabetes. They also have more risk factors for heart disease like high blood pressure and high cholesterol than their normal […]

Aug 28

September is Healthy Aging Month

September is a perfect time to celebrate Healthy Aging Month since it is the time when many people think about getting started on new tasks after the summer. Drawing on the “back to school” urge embedded in everyone from childhood, the observance month’s activities are designed to encourage people to rejuvenate and get going on […]