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First Aid Class September 24, 2015 Open to the Pub…

08/21/2015 (Diana Giesler, RN) Hits:42

First Aid Class September 24, 2015 Open to the Public

The Health Department will be offering a First Aid class on Thursday September 24, 2015 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm. This course is for anyone with limited or no medical...

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CPR Class Open to the Public September 23, 2015

08/21/2015 (Diana Giesler, RN) Hits:40

CPR Class Open to the Public September 23, 2015

A Heartsaver CPR Certification class will be offered to the public by the Ste Genevieve County Health Department on September 23, 2015 from 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm. This course...

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Accepting Bids For Stormwater Lift Station & F…

08/21/2015 (Sandra Bell, Director) Hits:50

Accepting Bids For Stormwater Lift Station & Floodwall

Sealed proposals will be received at the Office of Koehler Engineering & Land Surveying Inc., 194 Coker Lane, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, 63701, until 2:00 P.M., September 4th, 2015, for the...

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Arthritis Exercise Class at Health Department

08/18/2015 (Jennifer Mueller, RN) Hits:51

Arthritis Exercise Class at Health Department

The Ste Genevieve County Health Department is offering an Arthritis Exercise Class every Tuesday and every Thursday 9:30 am – 10:30 am in the upper level of the health department....

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Girl Scout Project Helps WIC Program

08/18/2015 (Kay Kertz, WIC Coordinator) Hits:72

Girl Scout Project Helps WIC Program

Josie Toombs and Rebekah Gonz with Girl Scouts Troop #3838, did a excellent job on their Take Action Award Project. They made a cookbook using foods that women and children...

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Breakfast is the Most Important Meal

08/18/2015 (Paula Grass, Nutritionist) Hits:52

Breakfast is the Most Important Meal

     Breakfast is the meal most neglected and missed.  People accredit this to their hectic lifestyles, wanting to lose weight, or not feeling hungry in the morning.  However, what...

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Back to School Fair

08/18/2015 (Sandra Bell, Director) Hits:44

Back to School Fair

Officer Jeff and Kay from Ste. Genevieve County Health Department at the Back To School Fair, Hosted by East Missouri Action Agency.

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JCHD Smiles To Go Dental Van Was Here This Summer

08/18/2015 (Ste Genevieve County Health Dept) Hits:64

JCHD Smiles To Go Dental Van Was Here This Summer

Thank You Jefferson County Health Department Smiles to Go Dental Van for visiting our county this week.

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School Immunizations

08/18/2015 (Stephanie Fisher, Immunization Coordinator) Hits:50

School Immunizations

Well we made it through the school shot rush with our smiling faces and our cool immunization t-shirts!!

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Radio Series Focuses on Heroin Epidemic

07/30/2015 (Ste Genevieve County Health Dept) Hits:86

Radio Series Focuses on Heroin Epidemic

Tune in to KSGM AM-980 radio on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday August 3, 4, 5 during the noon report. Tara Roberts did a series of interviews on the Heroin Epidemic. Her...

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Hookah Craze: A Growing Threat to Public Health

08/01/2015 (Diana Giesler, RN) Hits:104

Hookah Craze: A Growing Threat to Public Health

Hookah smoking is a highly social activity during which users smoke tobacco filtered through a water pipe that is often shared by the group. It is gaining popularity nationwide, especially...

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Free HPV Vaccine Available at the Health Departmen…

08/18/2015 (Stephanie Fisher, Immunization Coordinator) Hits:102

Free HPV Vaccine Available at the Health Department

You can get this vaccine FREE of charge right now at our office!!! HPV Vaccine Information For Young Women AND Young Men Three vaccines are available to prevent the human papillomavirus (HPV)...

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How to Say No to Heroin

07/09/2015 (Diana Giesler, RN) Hits:124

How to Say No to Heroin

 Often the initial introduction to drugs such as heroin will occur between friends or acquaintances in social situations, such as a party. The introduction is often a relatively casual question...

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2015 Dental Van Visit to Health Department

07/09/2015 (Ste Genevieve County Health Dept) Hits:131

2015 Dental Van Visit to Health Department

The Jefferson County Smiles to Go Dental Van will be at  Ste. Genevieve County Health Department from August 10, 2015 through August 13, 2015 to provide dental care to children ages 3-18...

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Get Your Daily Calcium!

07/09/2015 (Paula Grass, Nutritionist) Hits:105

Get Your Daily Calcium!

Calcium is an important mineral that not only helps to strengthen your teeth and bones, it also helps your nerves and muscles function properly.  Calcium is not something that your...

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Don't Forget Insect Repellant

07/07/2015 (Jennifer Mueller, RN) Hits:120

Don't Forget Insect Repellant

Summertime is for backyard barbecue, float trips, and getaways to the lake! Schools are out and summer holidays bring friends and family together. But, even summer fun comes with its...

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Healthy and Safe Swimming

07/07/2015 (Mary Roth, RN) Hits:112

Healthy and Safe Swimming

Pools, waterparks, hot tubs/spas, splash pads, and water playgrounds are great places to have fun, be active, or just relax. Having fun while you swim this summer means knowing how...

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Baby and Me Tobacco Free Program Now Available

07/07/2015 (Diana Giesler, RN) Hits:129

Baby and Me Tobacco Free Program Now Available

Baby and Me: Tobacco Free is an incentive-based program designed to help hundreds of pregnant women quit smoking before, during, and after their pregnancy.  Ste. Genevieve County Health Department is...

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Accepting Bids For Construction Repair

07/03/2015 (Sandra Bell, Director) Hits:111

Accepting Bids For Construction Repair

Bids for construction rehab work following flood damage in the lower level are being accepted by the Ste Genevieve County Health Department Board of Directors. Specifications for approved repairs are...

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Open June 23, 2015

06/22/2015 (Sandra Bell, Admininstrator) Hits:143

We will be open tomorrow with limited services. Our internet will not be functioning until Wednesday so we are not able to do birth or death certificates until it is...

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Closed June 22, 2015

06/21/2015 (Sandra Bell, Director) Hits:169

Closed June 22, 2015

The Health Department will be temporarily closed June 22, 2015 while inspections of the damage from the heavy rains on Friday are completed. Updates will be posted. We appreciate all...

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Emergency Closing Due to Flooding

06/19/2015 (Sandra Bell, Director) Hits:156

Emergency Closing Due to Flooding

The Health Department will be closing at 12:30 due to flooding. Our electrical box and generator are under water and the power has been shut off for safety. We will...

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Young Mother's June Support Group Meeting

06/18/2015 (Kay Kertz, Facilitator) Hits:178

Young Mother's June Support Group Meeting

Diana Giesler RN, spoke of the effects and dangers of smoking at the June meeting of the Young Mother's Support Group. If you are a smoker or you have contact...

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Kona Ice Visits Health Department!

06/12/2015 (Stephanie Fisher, Social Media Coordinator) Hits:178

Kona Ice Visits Health Department!

Health Department Employees get a great treat on a hot summer day!! Thank you Kona Ice!

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Skin Cancer

06/12/2015 (Mary Roth, RN) Hits:168

Skin Cancer

Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States. Most cases of melanoma, the deadliest kind of skin cancer, are caused by exposure to ultraviolet (UV) light. To lower...

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St Mary's CERT Class

06/08/2015 (Ste Genevieve County Health Dept) Hits:178

St Mary's CERT Class

A St. Mary Community Emergency Response Team Class will be offered Tuesday Evenings: June 30, July 7, 14, 21 and 28 from 5:00 to 9:00 PM at the St. Mary Fire House...

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Having a Hard Time Sleeping? See a Dentist!

06/03/2015 (Sandra Holifield, RDH) Hits:177

Having a Hard Time Sleeping? See a Dentist!

Many people across the world suffer from different sleep ailments.  These can affect the quality and quantity of sleep you actually get and can affect your overall performance and feelings...

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Breastfeeding Baby Shower Held at Health Departmen…

05/29/2015 (Kay Kertz, WIC Coordinator) Hits:242

Breastfeeding Baby Shower Held at Health Department

The Ste Genevieve County Health Department hosted a Breastfeeding Baby shower on April 13, 2015 The invitation was open to all expectant mothers and breastfeeding moms regardless of WIC status, all...

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Drink Water!

06/02/2015 (Paula Grass, Nutritionist) Hits:194

Drink Water!

Water should be a large part of any diet.  It is readily available with no preparation or leg work required.  It is an extremely important weight loss factor.  Besides being...

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First Aid Class June 25, 2015

06/01/2015 (Diana Giesler, RN) Hits:186

First Aid Class June 25, 2015

The Health Department will be offering a First Aid class on Thursday June 25, 2015 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm. This course is for anyone with limited or no medical...

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CPR Class June 24, 2015

06/01/2015 (Diana Giesler, RN) Hits:206

CPR Class June 24, 2015

A Heartsaver CPR Certification class will be offered to the public by the Ste Genevieve County Health Department on June 24, 2015 from 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm. This course...

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No Tobacco Day May 30, 2015

05/26/2015 (Diana Giesler, RN) Hits:197

No Tobacco Day May 30, 2015

No Tobacco Day is a day to draw attention to the negative effects of tobacco and smoking, where each year the WHO awards individuals and organisations who make an exceptional...

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Office Closed for Staff Training

05/26/2015 (Sandra Bell, Director) Hits:211

Office Closed for Staff Training

Our office will be closed from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Thursday May 28, 2015. Our staff will be in a training sorry for the inconvenience.

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Newly Elected Board Members for 2015!

05/26/2015 (Sandra Bell, Director) Hits:305

Newly Elected Board Members for 2015!

Our two newly elected board members, Lisa Jokerst and Susie Bach were sworn into office last month by our County Clerk, Sue Wolk. Thank you Sue, and congratulations Lisa and...

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700 Words That Explain What it Feels Like to do He…

05/26/2015 (Ste Genevieve County Health Dept) Hits:202

700 Words That Explain What it Feels Like to do Heroin

Actually this is an obvious question but it’s not what you might think. Let me explain it to you, I’ve been an opiate addict for a long time and tried...

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Graduation Safety Tips for Parents

05/26/2015 (Stephanie Fisher, Social Media Coordinator) Hits:212

Graduation Safety Tips for Parents

As the school year comes to an end, many teenagers will attend high school proms, celebrate high school graduations, and take trips for senior week. The combination of alcohol and...

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New Breastfeeding Peer Counselor

05/26/2015 (Ste Genevieve County Health Dept) Hits:223

New Breastfeeding Peer Counselor

Welcome Brittany our new Breastfeeding Peer Counselor!

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Include Fiber for Good Health

05/26/2015 (Paula Grass, Nutritionist) Hits:227

Include Fiber for Good Health

Fiber is important to good health but how much fiber do you need? According to the Institute of Medicine, women need 25 grams per day and men need 38 grams...

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Hereditary's Role in Dental Health

05/26/2015 (Sandra Holifield, RDH) Hits:205

Hereditary's Role in Dental Health

Many people believe that if their parents or grandparents had poor oral health, then they will suffer the same fate.  This is not always the case and may just require...

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Smiles To Go Dental Van Here This Summer

04/22/2015 (Sandra Bell, Director) Hits:281

Smiles To Go Dental Van Here This Summer

The Jefferson County Smiles to Go Dental Van will be at Ste. Genevieve County Health Department from August 10, 2015 through August 13, 2015 to provide dental care to children ages...

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