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Apr 21

Mental Health Region Reminds of Crisis Line Availability

The CROSS mental health region (serving Clarke, Decatur, Lucas, Marion, Monroe, Ringgold and Wayne Counties) understands that speaking on the phone does not meet the needs of everyone experiencing crisis. To meet our residents’ needs, the following free and confidential crisis response services are available for those facing challenges.  

Apr 12

2023 Winter Alzheimer’s Education Series Available!

The Alzheimer’s Association is hosting a virtual winter education series in partnership with AARP, LeadingAge Iowa, Dementia Friends and the Unlocking Brain Fitness: Keys to Dementia Prevention program. Join to learn about a variety of topics around Alzheimer’s and dementia. All programs are virtual via Zoom at 12pm CST. Click here for more information and to […]

Apr 12

New Program Being Offered!

Ringgold County Public Health is very excited to announce a new program being offered through our agency!  It is called Stepping On.  Stepping On is a free, exciting, and friendly 7-week program for those ages 60 and up, no more than 12 participants per class.  Combining gentle strength and balance exercises with educational sessions.  It […]

Apr 12

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, a time when communities nationwide come together to celebrate children and families. Prevent Child Abuse Iowa is honoring the month with awareness events and a children’s contest. Child abuse is defined through state laws, so there is no federal standard throughout the country. In Iowa, the Legislature defines “child […]