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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 […]

Dec 3

Better Choices, Better Health Workshops to Start Again Soon

TAKE BACK YOUR LIFE!  Overcome Frustration  Reduce Tiredness  Breathe Better  Manage Stress & Anxiety Are you facing on-going conditions like diabetes, arthritis, high blood pressure,heart disease, chronic pain, or anxiety? Better Choices, Better Health workshops will teach you to take an active role in managing your health. Learn to set goals […]

Dec 3

Healthy Eating Tips for the Holidays

We are in the season of holiday celebrations, football playoffs and bowl games. These are fun times with family and friends and all of these festivities involve meals and snacks.  Who can resist the honey-baked ham, buttery mashed potatoes, chicken wings, cheesy nachos and chips?  Ringgold County Public Health would like to remind you that […]

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 […]