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National Nutrition Month CDC nutrition efforts support public health strategies and programs that improve dietary quality, support healthy child development, and reduce chronic disease. Read the Full Story
Trisomy Awareness Month Trisomy refers to three copies of a chromosome. When three copies of any one of the chromosomes are present, rather than the normal two, the outcome is 47 chromosomes in the cell, instead of the usual 46.  In the case of trisomy 18 and 13, this extra chromosome results in congenital malformations, serious developmental and motor delays, and a high incidence of mortality. Read the Full Story
Endometriosis Awareness Month What is Endometriosis? Endometriosis is a painful, chronic disease that affects at least 6.3 million women and girls in the U.S., 1 million in Canada, and millions more worldwide. Read the Full Story
Bleeding Disorders Awareness Month   Bleeding disorders result when the blood’s ability to form a clot at the site of blood vessel injury is impaired. Here you will find information on inherited bleeding disorders, such as hemophilia, von Willebrand disease and rare factor deficiencies. Read the Full Story
National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month Colorectal cancer is cancer of the colon or rectum. This year, more than 135,000 people will be diagnosed with colorectal cancer and more than 50,200 will die of the disease. Read the Full Story

Nodaway County Health Center

Dietary Guidelines

See the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans at a Glance

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What Is Public Health?


Public health in Nodaway County

Have you or a family member eaten in a restaurant, taken your child to a licensed day care, or received an immunization or flu shot?  Then you have benefited from public health.

County Health Departments were created by Missouri statute back in the 1930s and their primary functions were caring for the indigent, tracking and controlling disease outbreaks, and conducting environmental inspections to assure food and water safety.  Most health departments consisted of a nurse working for the county commission.

We still perform the CORE functions today.  For example, we continuously monitor the county for communicable disease and must investigate confirmed cases to help contain a possible outbreak.

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Would you like to lend a hand?

Volunteer for one day, one hour, one week - any amount of time.

Every minute you give is priceless to the person you help.

Please call 660-562-2755

Got Mold?

Don't panic

Molds can be found almost anywhere; they can grow on virtually any substance provided moisture is present. Learn how you can prevent it's spread and avoid allergic reactions.

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Flu Shot Clinic


Walk in flu shots available for adults.

For children, please call and schedule an appointment at 660-562-2755. Everyone 6 months of age and older should get a flu vaccine every season, especially those at high risk.

Flu View


A weekly influenza surveillance report prepared by the Influenza Division on website. All data are preliminary and may change as more reports are received.

Learn more here.


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Healthy Weight



Find out if you are at at healthy weight; BMI and waist circumference.


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Prevent Rotavirus

Nodaway County Health Center • 2416 South Main, Maryville, MO  64468 • 660-562-2755 (phone) 660-562-4995 (fax)

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