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International Prenatal Infection Prevention Month In the United Sates, group B strep bacteria are the leading the leading cause of meningitis (infection of the fluid and lining around the brain) and sepsis (the body's life-threatening response to infection) in a newborn's first week of life (early-onset disease), (cdc.gov). Read the Full Story
National Children's Dental Health Month Even though tooth decay - or cavities - has been on the decline for the past 30 years, it is still one of the most common chronic diseases for kids from age 6 to 19 stated by the DC. Read the Full Story
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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?

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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.

Read more: What Is Public Health?

 

Volunteers

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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

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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

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

Learn more here.

Weather

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Healthy Weight

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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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