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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 22

Ringgold County Hospital Halls Open for Walking

When you visit Ringgold County Hospital and Mount Ayr Medical Clinic, be on the lookout for signs that mark routes and distances for walking. This is part of a community wellness initiative that promotes healthy eating, physical activity and awareness of your numbers for blood pressure, cholesterol, BMI, etc. A recent visit to the health care complex […]

Mar 22

Diagonal School Staff Living Healthy

Ringgold County Public Health recently met with a group from Diagonal School to discuss worksite wellness options. An exciting group of five school staff got to work on good ways to help employees be active during the winter. They decided that promoting participation in the Live Healthy Iowa 10-Week Challenge, a team-based online physical activity […]

Mar 21

Veterans Crisis Line Available

The Veterans Crisis Line connects Veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring VA responders through a confidential hotline, online chat, and text-messaging service.  Veterans and their families and friends are encouraged to call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1, chat online at, or text to 838255 to speak with qualified VA professionals […]