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Jun 27

July is UV Safety Month

Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States. Ultraviolet (UV) rays from the sun are the main cause of skin cancer. UV damage can also cause wrinkles and blotches or spots on your skin. During the month of July, join us in taking action to prevent skin cancer and reduce […]

Jun 27

Growing Healthy Eating Habits

Adding healthy food to your diet can be as easy as growing a tomato plant or a pepper plant. Or choose your favorite fresh vegetable or fruit to grow. It’s not too late to add a potted plant on your porch or even plant many varieties of food bearing plants in a garden spot. Here are five […]

Jun 27

Ringgold County Encourages Healthy, Happy Employees

The Ringgold County Board of Supervisors adopted a voluntary county employee wellness policy recently. The Board’s action is intended to support and encourage employees to live healthy lifestyles. A group of county employees has volunteered to serve on a wellness committee charged with organizing activities.  Ringgold County Auditor Amanda Waske, co-chair of the committee, stated, […]

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 […]