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Apr 22

Ringgold County Teams Log 3,696 Hours of Physical Activity in Wellness Challenge

Ten teams from Ringgold County recorded a combined total of 3,696 hours of physical activity in the Live Healthy Iowa (LHI) 10-Week Wellness Challenge that concluded in April. Participation in LHI programs has steadily increased in recent years as Ringgold County Public Health (RCPH) continues their work through a Community Transformation Grant (CTG) to engage […]

Feb 26

Free Exercise Options in Ringgold County

Are you looking for ways to stay fit or lose weight? Check out this list of FREE exercise options in Ringgold County that includes outdoor and indoor walking as well as stair climbing and strength exercises. Click here to get a printable chart to keep handy all through the year!

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

Protect Your Heart!

Take control of your blood pressure. Visit your doctor and have your blood pressure checked regularly. If your doctor has given you a prescription, follow the directions and don’t stop taking it without talking to your doctor first. Learn how to measure your blood pressure on your own. You can help achieve a normal blood pressure […]