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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

Public Health Office Closed July 4

The Ringgold County Public Health office will be closed Thursday, July 4, to celebrate Independence Day. Please enjoy a safe and healthy holiday with your family and friends!

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

Twelve Things Babies Learn When We Read With Them

We all know that it’s good to read to our babies.  But what exactly are they learning?  Here are just some of the things your baby can learn as you read together: Books contain wonderful stories and songs that I can hear over and over again. Reading time is a time when I am held […]