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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?


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?




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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Scrub your hands for at least 20 seconds - best way to prevent sickness!

Everyone 6 months and older is recommended for annual flu vaccination with rare exceptions.

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For the United States Flu Activity Map click here.


For flu questions and answers click here.


Check out healthy eating style, physical activity, online tools here.

Healthy Weight


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

Learn more here.

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Travel Smart


Travel smart - get Vaccinated!

Learn more here.

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

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