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Dec 21

Winter Safety Reminders

December is nearly behind us, which means that winter is here! With the changing weather this week and knowing that snow is likely soon, it is a good time for a reminder about winter safety for kids. Here are a few safety reminders from the American Academy of Pediatrics: -Dress older infants and younger children in one […]

Dec 21

New Year’s Resolution to Quit Tobacco Use? You Are Not Alone!

New Year’s resolutions are common this time of year. Some are easily broken; others are sincerely made, but hard to keep. The decision to eliminate tobacco from your life is a commitment that takes self-control and support. Area Tobacco Prevention Coordinator, Brandy Powers (Page County Public Health, Clarinda, Iowa, 712-850-1211) , reminds Iowa residents who have […]

Dec 15

Applications Out for “Embrace Iowa” Funds

Applications for the 2017-2018 “Embrace Iowa” campaign are now available.  The maximum dollar award is $500 and can be used to cover a variety of needs, including car repairs, medical expenses, rent, utilities, home repairs, clothing, household items and furniture.  Embrace Iowa funds are not intended to be used for Christmas gifts or food or for […]

Dec 14

Free HIV Testing and STI Education Available to Ringgold County Residents

Free HIV testing and HIV/STI prevention education is being offered by Nebraska AIDS Project in sixteen southwest Iowa counties.  Funds for this program are provided by the Iowa Department of Public Health.  The HIV testing is done by a finger stick blood test, and results are available in 60 seconds.  Follow up and connection to […]