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Chronic Disease Management Classes

07/25/2016 (Sandra Bell, Director) Hits:4

Chronic Disease Management Classes

Living Well with Chronic Conditions ProgramWorkshops will be offered September 7, 2016 through October 12, 2016 at the Ste Genevieve County Health Department. The program will be held 9:00 am...

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BLS for Healthcare Providers CPR Class

07/15/2016 (Jennifer Mueller, RN) Hits:34

BLS for Healthcare Providers CPR Class

A Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers CPR class will be offered on Thursday, July 21, 2016 from 12:00 to 4:00 pm at the Health Department. Cost for the class...

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Importance of Calcium

07/15/2016 (Paula Grass, Nutritionist) Hits:35

Importance of 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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A1C Testing for Diabetes Diagnosis

07/15/2016 (Mary Roth, RN) Hits:36

A1C Testing for Diabetes Diagnosis

Are you diabetic?  Are you at risk of becoming diabetic?  A simple test could let you know.  If you are in the early stages of Type II diabetes, small changes...

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The Health Effects of Tobacco Use on Pregnancy

07/15/2016 (Diana Giesler, RN) Hits:40

The Health Effects of Tobacco Use on Pregnancy

Smoking during pregnancy is one of the most common preventable causes of pregnancy complications and death among infants.  Women who quit smoking before or during pregnancy reduce their risk for...

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2016 Teen CERT Graduates

07/15/2016 (Sandra Bell, Director) Hits:41

2016 Teen CERT Graduates

Congratulations to our 2016 Teen CERT graduates. You all did an awesome job in the class. A special thank you to our voulnteer victims. We could not do this class...

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Congratulations to the WIC Staff!

07/11/2016 (Sandra Bell, Director) Hits:49

Congratulations to the WIC Staff!

The Ste Genevieve County Health Department WIC agency has been awarded the distinction of Breastfeeding Friendly WIC clinic for the third year in a row. Congratulations to Lee Jacobs, Paula...

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8th and 9th Traveler From Missouri Infected with Z…

07/08/2016 (Mary Roth, RN) Hits:52

8th and 9th Traveler From Missouri Infected with Zika Virus

Tests confirm eighth and ninth travelers infected with Zika virus The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services confirmed two additional cases of Zika virus both in non-pregnant females. One travelled...

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Outdoor Cooking Safety

07/08/2016 (Bob Kluender, Environmental Specialist) Hits:47

Outdoor Cooking Safety

Whether you are cooking in your own backyard, at a picnic area or in a campground, being aware of outdoor cooking safety practices and procedures will help to ensure that...

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Adult CERT Class Offered in August

07/08/2016 (Robert Bach, Emergency Planner) Hits:43

Adult CERT Class Offered in August

Adult Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training will be held August 23rd, August 30th, September 6, and September 13th, 2016 from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm at the Ste. Genevieve...

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Breastfeeding Booth Available at the County Fair

07/08/2016 (Brittany Killian, Breastfeeding Peer Counselor) Hits:52

Breastfeeding Booth Available at the County Fair

The Ste Genevieve County Health Department will have our Breastfeeding Booth at the Ste Gen Fair this weekend! It will be located in the youth building so you'll have a...

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Dental Event for Kids and Adults

07/08/2016 (Ste Genevieve Health Department) Hits:53

Dental Event for Kids and Adults

The SGCHD will be hosting a dental event with Comtrea Dental Services for children and adults without dental insurance, or who have Medicaid Insurance August 8th, through August 12th from...

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Open Position Facility Maintenance

06/30/2016 (Sandra Bell, Director) Hits:66

Open Position Facility Maintenance

The Health Department is looking to hire a part time facility maintenance staff person to perfom general maintenane duties on an as needed basis. Pay is hourly. Please send employment...

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Tetanus: Make Sure your Family is Protected

06/28/2016 (Stephanie Fisher, Immunization Coordinator) Hits:64

Tetanus: Make Sure your Family is Protected

Three people's feet in grassMake sure your family is up to date with their tetanus vaccine so they are protected against this serious infection commonly known as "lockjaw." The bacteria...

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Pet Friendly Environment Makes for a Positive Work…

06/28/2016 (Ste Genevieve Health Department) Hits:76

Pet Friendly Environment Makes for a Positive Workplace

A survey conducted by the Banfield Pet Hospital found that pet-friendly workplaces are viewed as highly positive, help boost morale and contribute to talent retention. The employees surveyed also agreed...

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Heat Exhaustion - Know the Signs

06/16/2016 (Ste Genevieve Health Department) Hits:99

Heat Exhaustion - Know the Signs

Heat exhaustion is the body’s response to an excessive loss of the water and salt contained in sweat. Those most prone to heat exhaustion are elderly people, people with high...

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Whooping Cough

06/10/2016 (Jennifer Mueller, RN) Hits:110

Whooping Cough

Pertussis or whooping cough is a highly contagious respiratory disease that can affect people of all ages. It is especially serious for babies under one year old. People with whooping...

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Keep Hydrated!

06/10/2016 (Paula Grass, Nutritionist) Hits:105

Keep Hydrated!

Drink more 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. ...

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Heat Advisory

06/16/2016 (Robert Bach, Emergency Planner) Hits:108

Heat Advisory

The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory effective from noon to 7 pm, Thursday, June 16, 2016 for the following MO counties: Boone, Callaway, Cole, Crawford, Franklin, Gasconade,...

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Tests confirm two travelers infected with Zika vir…

06/10/2016 (Mary Roth, RN) Hits:93

Tests confirm two travelers infected with Zika virus

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services confirmed two additional cases of Zika virus. One case is a male Missouri resident who had travelled to the Dominican Republic. Another...

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Stop Smoking and Start Repairing

06/10/2016 (Diana Giesler, RN) Hits:97

Stop Smoking and Start Repairing

It is possible to reverse the effects of smoking and to improve health. Once a person begins smoking they do damage to their body and others who breathe in their...

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Community Foundation Grant Award 2016

05/20/2016 (Stephanie Fisher, Social Media Specialist) Hits:142

Community Foundation Grant Award 2016

The Health Department appreciates the receipt of funding from The Ste Genevieve Community Foundation for the installation of ADA openers for the front entrance doors of the building. The project...

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Free Teen CERT Class This Summer 2016

05/20/2016 (Mary Roth, RN) Hits:137

Free Teen CERT Class This Summer 2016

The SGC Health Department will be offering a Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training for teens this summer. Registration is now open for a class that is forming to run...

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Community Services Grant Awards

05/20/2016 (Stephanie Fisher, Immunization Coordinator) Hits:149

Community Services Grant Awards

The Health Department greatly appreciates To the Community Service Forum for their donation to the Stay Well In School Program for all the students in our county for school flu immunizations....

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Arthritis Exercise Classes Open for New Participan…

05/20/2016 (Sandra Bell, Director) Hits:118

Arthritis Exercise Classes Open for New Participants

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 lower level of the health department....

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May is Arthritis Awareness Month

05/20/2016 (Jennifer Mueller, RN) Hits:123

May is Arthritis Awareness Month

Arthritis is a condition that affects your joints, the places in your body where two bones meet, like elbows, shoulders, and knees. People with arthritis can feel pain and stiffness...

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Happy Nurse's Week!!

05/05/2016 () Hits:175

Happy Nurse's Week!!

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WIC Staff Achievement Award

05/02/2016 (Sandra Bell, Director) Hits:174

WIC Staff Achievement Award

Congratulations to our WIC staff for being awarded the WIC "Over Achievers" Award presented to agencies who contact over 75% of their breastfeeding mom's each month. Pictured left to right...

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MMR Outbreak!

04/29/2016 (Mary Roth, RN) Hits:172

MMR Outbreak!

A measles outbreak is now ongoing in Tennessee.  The cases are widely diverse in the ages of those affected. Measles can infect anyone who has not been fully vaccinated or...

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Administrative Professionals Day

04/27/2016 (Sandra Bell, Director) Hits:181

Administrative Professionals Day

Happy Administrative Professionals Day to three of the best. Thank you for all you do for the Health Department. 

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New Recycled Plastic Cap Bench Presented To Recycl…

04/15/2016 (Sandra Bell, Director) Hits:175

New Recycled Plastic Cap Bench Presented To Recycling Center

The newest bench from the Ste Genevieve Rotary Club delivered to the Recycling Center. These benches are made exclusively from recycled plastic caps. The great team at the recycling center...

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Quit Smoking

04/13/2016 (Diana Giesler, MCH Coordinator) Hits:240

Quit Smoking

Are You Willing to Quit Smoking? If you are willing to quit, we are committed to help. There is program for pregnant mothers offered locally called, “Baby & Me Tobacco...

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WIC Guidelines 2016-2017

04/13/2016 (Jenny Mueller, Wic Coordinator) Hits:223

WIC Guidelines 2016-2017

WIC Qualifications The Women, Infants & Children (WIC) program is a nutrition education, health promotion and supplemental food program that helps mothers and young children eat well and stay healthy. Missouri WIC...

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Happy Public Health Week!

04/07/2016 (Sandra Bell, Director) Hits:240

Happy Public Health Week!

The outstanding team of Public Health Professionals who serve the Ste Genevieve County Community. 

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Public Health Week 2016

04/07/2016 (Sandra Bell, Director) Hits:228

Public Health Week 2016

Thank you Ste Genevieve County Memorial Hospital for the great tray of cookies to help us celebrate Public Health Week!

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Avoid Mosquito Bites

03/23/2016 (Bob Kluender, Environmental Specialist) Hits:236

Avoid Mosquito Bites

 Mosquito bites can be more than just annoying and itchy. They can make you really sick. Protect yourself and your family when traveling overseas. Wearing insect repellent is the best...

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Nutrition Tip of the Month

03/23/2016 (Paula Grass, Nutritionist) Hits:244

Nutrition Tip of the Month

The 10 Tips below are representative of the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Add more vegetables to your day ... Focus on fruits Make half your grains whole grains Got your dairy today? Vary your...

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2015/2016 WIC Contract Awarded

03/23/2016 (Kay Kertz, WIC Coordinator) Hits:246

2015/2016 WIC Contract Awarded

The Ste. Genevieve County Health Department is pleased to announce that a contract to continue providing WIC (Women, Infant and Children) services for federal fiscal year 2015-2016 has been signed...

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Water and Nutrition

03/07/2016 (Paula Grass, Nutritionist) Hits:267

Water and Nutrition

Getting enough water every day is important for your health. Healthy people meet their fluid needs by drinking when thirsty and drinking with meals. Most of your fluid needs are...

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Missouri Traveler Infected with Zika Virus

03/07/2016 (Mary Roth, RN) Hits:260

Missouri Traveler Infected with Zika Virus

CDC test confirms Missouri traveler infected with Zika virus The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed a case of Zika virus in a Missouri man who had travelled to...

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