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Mar 22

Public Health to Visit Local Mealsites in April

Public health nurses will be at the Mt. Ayr Mealsite on Thursday, April 18, 11:00-12:00, and at the Tingley Mealsite on Friday, April 19, also 11:00-12:00.  The nurses visit the mealsites monthly to share nutrition information and to check blood pressures.  Along with the nutrition information, a food tasting is available each month, funded by the […]

Mar 11

“Loving Your Family” March-April Newsletter Available

The March-April Loving Your Family newsletter is available on-line.  You will find articles on: Maintaining your calorie balance What fruits and vegetables are a good buy right now? Indoors activities to keep you and your child moving Cutting back on your kid’s sweet treats Recipe for Fiesta Skillet Dinner Click here to go to the newsletter. […]

Jan 24

Look for the Tomato!

The Nutritional Environmental Measures Survey (NEMS) was developed to evaluate healthy food choices in restaurants, vending machines, and grocery stores. Ringgold County Public Health (RCPH) has partnered with local restaurants, schools, the hospital, and nursing homes to increase healthy food options for all. Look for the healthy items highlighted by this tomato symbol on Jamie’s […]

Jan 24

“Loving Your Family” Classes Scheduled

Class dates and topics for the “Loving Your Family” series have been set. All meetings will begin at 5:00 PM at the ISU Extension Office meeting room. Space is limited, so please call the Public Health office to pre-register (641-464-0691). January 28, Family Meals February 5, How Much Food and Physical Activity? February 11, Vegetables […]