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Sep 23

What is 2-1-1?

2-1-1 is simply the number to call to give help and to get help.  It is an easy-to-remember phone number that connects people who are looking for help or would like to volunteer to the appropriate community resources.  Free and confidential access to health and human services is offered 24 hours a day, 7 days […]

Sep 19

Influenza Vaccination Clinics Scheduled

Influenza season is upon us again.  Ringgold County Public Health will provide vaccinations on the following dates: Thursday, October 3, 10:00 AM – noon and 1:00-4:00 PM at the Public Health Office Friday, October 4, 8:00 AM – noon at the Public Health Office Monday, October 7, 2:30 – 4:30 PM at Shopko in Mt. […]

Sep 19

Free Vision Screening Clinic Scheduled for Young Children

Ringgold County Parents as Teachers (PAT) is partnering with Mount Ayr Lions Club to provide free vision screening for young children 6 to 48 months of age. The screenings will take place Tuesday, October 1, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. in Ringgold County Hospital Conference Room C. Iowa Kidsight is a project utilizing trained Lions Club […]

Sep 19

Head Lice Treatment Information

The following head lice treatment is made available from the Iowa Department of Public Health. Mix equal parts of vinegar and mineral oil.  Massage into hair and scalp.  Tie plastic bag (gallon-size food storage bag) over hair and leave on for 30 minutes.  Shampoo out with Dawn dishwashing liquid.  Then shampoo with regular shampoo.  Be […]