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Apr 23

Start-2-Soar: New Name But Same Parent Support Program

Ringgold County Public Health is pleased to announce the new name for our family support program, previously known as Parents as Teachers.  Although our name is changing, Start-2-Soar will continue to use the research-based Parents as Teachers curriculum while providing home visitation to families in Ringgold County.  Robin McDonnell, the program coordinator, is a registered […]

Apr 23

May is Mental Health Month

Mental health is essential to everyone’s overall health and well-being, and mental illnesses are common and treatable. So much of what we do physically impacts us mentally – it’s important to pay attention to both your physical health and your mental health, which can help you achieve overall wellness and set you on a path […]

Apr 15

Measles Case Identified in Iowa

Over the weekend, through testing from the State Hygienic Lab, a Northeastern Iowan was confirmed to be infected with measles. The individual was unvaccinated and recently returned from Israel, where measles transmission is occurring. The individual has cooperated with public health officials. Public health officials are following up with potentially exposed persons to ensure they […]