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Mar 22

Public Health to Visit Local Mealsites in April

Public health nurses will be at the Mt. Ayr Mealsite on Thursday, April 18, 11:00-12:00, and at the Tingley Mealsite on Friday, April 19, also 11:00-12:00.  The nurses visit the mealsites monthly to share nutrition information and to check blood pressures.  Along with the nutrition information, a food tasting is available each month, funded by the […]

Mar 22

Ringgold County Hospital Halls Open for Walking

When you visit Ringgold County Hospital and Mount Ayr Medical Clinic, be on the lookout for signs that mark routes and distances for walking. This is part of a community wellness initiative that promotes healthy eating, physical activity and awareness of your numbers for blood pressure, cholesterol, BMI, etc. A recent visit to the health care complex […]

Jan 24

Protect Your Heart!

Take control of your blood pressure. Visit your doctor and have your blood pressure checked regularly. If your doctor has given you a prescription, follow the directions and don’t stop taking it without talking to your doctor first. Learn how to measure your blood pressure on your own. You can help achieve a normal blood pressure […]

May 29

Know Your Numbers

High blood pressure is a leading cause of heart attack and stroke. One in three Americans has high blood pressure, and only half of them have it under control. You have the power to lower your blood pressure and live a healthy, full life. High blood pressure, also called hypertension, raises your risk for heart […]