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Aug 31

RSV- Plan to Prevent It!

Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) causes mild, cold-like symptoms for most persons, but infants and older persons are at risk for severe complications, including death. This year, those groups at risk are eligible for treatment to prevent this virus for the upcoming season when RSV typically circulates from late fall to early spring. Ringgold County Public […]

Aug 17

August is National Immunization Awareness Month

August is National Immunization Awareness Month.  The purpose of this observance is to highlight the importance of immunizations, one of the top 20 public health accomplishments of the 20th century, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. While immunizations have significantly reduced the incidence of many serious infectious diseases, vaccination rates for some […]

Aug 17

September is Healthy Aging Month

September is a perfect time to celebrate Healthy Aging Month since it is the time when many people think about getting started on new tasks after the summer. Drawing on the “back to school” urge embedded in everyone from childhood, the observance month’s activities are designed to encourage people to rejuvenate and get going on […]

Aug 17

Immunization Clinic Scheduled for September 14th

Our monthly immunization clinic is scheduled for Thursday, September 14th.  Clinics are normally held the second Thursday of every month.  Our agency is located just inside the west door of the courthouse. Ringgold County Public Health offers routine vaccines to all children 2 months through age 18 with Medicaid or without insurance coverage, or those […]