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Apr 23

Office Closed for Memorial Day

The Ringgold County Public Health agency will be closed on Monday, May 27, in observance of Memorial 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.

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 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 […]