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Jun 21

July is UV Safety Month, Protect Your Skin!

Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States. Ultraviolet (UV) rays from the sun are the main cause of skin cancer. UV damage can also cause wrinkles and blotches or spots on your skin. During the month of July, join us in taking action to prevent skin cancer and reduce […]

Sep 19

Influenza Vaccination Clinics Scheduled

Influenza season is upon us again.  Ringgold County Public Health will provide vaccinations on the following dates: Thursday, October 3, 10:00 AM – noon and 1:00-4:00 PM at the Public Health Office Friday, October 4, 8:00 AM – noon at the Public Health Office Monday, October 7, 2:30 – 4:30 PM at Shopko in Mt. […]

Aug 26

Watson Shares Benefits of Walking and Healthy Diet Changes

Jay Watson wasn’t always a walker, and he did not always watch what he ate. As he put it, he was a “cheeseburger and pizza guy.” In 1998, he had a heart attack, and his doctor recommended some changes in his diet.  He had already taken up walking as part of his daily routine, but […]

Aug 26

Princess Theater Partners with Public Health

Karen Bender has a long history of helping out her community.  She is always eager to lend an ear when anyone asks about ways to improve her hometown of Mount Ayr.  She currently works as the Director of the Mount Ayr Chamber of Commerce and Ringgold County Economic Development and manages the Princess Theater.  Community […]