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Mar 21

The Week of the Young Child to be Observed April 8-12

Help us Celebrate our youngest learners during the Week of the Young Child, April 8–12, 2019.   The Week of the Young Child™ is an annual celebration hosted by NAEYC (National Association for the Education of Young Children) to spotlight early learning, young children, their teachers, families, and communities. Children learn so much as they enjoy music, explore […]

Mar 5

RSV — What is It?

Respiratory syncytial (sin-SISH-uhl) virus, or RSV, is a common respiratory virus that usually causes mild, cold-like symptoms. Most people recover in a week or two, but RSV can be serious, especially for infants and older adults. In fact, RSV is the most common cause of bronchiolitis (inflammation of the small airways in the lung) and […]

Mar 5

Public Health Now Located in Courthouse

Ringgold County Public Health is now located just inside the west door of the courthouse at 109 W. Madison Street, in Mt. Ayr.  Renovations to our new office are complete and the workspaces are installed.  We are happy to be settled in our new location, and we are ready to serve the public health care […]

Mar 5

Indoor Challenge: Build a Fort!

Is the cold keeping your children indoors?  Would they rather camp in a jungle or explore the secret passageways of an enchanted castle? Challenge your kids to create a magical space away from the rest of the world by constructing a fort. This Challenge engages their imaginations and allows them to practice problem solving skills […]