Here is a list of our upcoming events at Ripley County Health Department:

Calendar

Dec
17
Mon
Blood Pressure/Immunization Clinics
Dec 17 @ 7:00 am
Blood Pressure/Immunization Clinics

Blood pressure is one of the most important screenings because high blood pressure usually has no symptoms so it can’t be detected without being measured. High blood pressure greatly increases your risk of heart disease and stroke. If your blood pressure is below 120/80 mm Hg, be sure to get it checked at least once every two years, starting at age 20. If your blood pressure is higher, your doctor may want to check it more often. High blood pressure can be controlled through lifestyle changes or medication. After age 65, women have a higher risk of high blood pressure than men, and African-American adults of all ages have a higher-than-average risk.

Source: American Hearth Association

County Daycare Training
Dec 17 @ 5:30 pm
County Daycare Training

The health center offers consultant services to child care providers. Services include assessment, health and safety education services. The Environmental Public Health Specialist performs inspections on day care facilities.

Dec
18
Tue
WIC Clinic
Dec 18 @ 7:00 am
WIC Clinic

Women, Infants & Children (known as WIC) is a federal food supplement program open to many pregnant women/teens, breastfeeding women/teens and children up to age five. Enrolled clients attend brief nutrition sessions and are issued food vouchers redeemable at WIC approved stores. Services are available at the health center. Eligibility is based on income and medical guidelines. Call 573-996-2181 for an appointment. At the time of your appointment you will need to bring:

  1. proof of identity (re: drivers license, ID card, etc.)
  2. proof of residency (utility bill, etc.),
  3. proof of income (pay stub, benefits letter, etc.)
  4. immunization record
Dec
19
Wed
WIC Clinic
Dec 19 @ 7:00 am
WIC Clinic

Women, Infants & Children (known as WIC) is a federal food supplement program open to many pregnant women/teens, breastfeeding women/teens and children up to age five. Enrolled clients attend brief nutrition sessions and are issued food vouchers redeemable at WIC approved stores. Services are available at the health center. Eligibility is based on income and medical guidelines. Call 573-996-2181 for an appointment. At the time of your appointment you will need to bring:

  1. proof of identity (re: drivers license, ID card, etc.)
  2. proof of residency (utility bill, etc.),
  3. proof of income (pay stub, benefits letter, etc.)
  4. immunization record
Dec
20
Thu
WIC Clinic
Dec 20 @ 7:00 am
WIC Clinic

Women, Infants & Children (known as WIC) is a federal food supplement program open to many pregnant women/teens, breastfeeding women/teens and children up to age five. Enrolled clients attend brief nutrition sessions and are issued food vouchers redeemable at WIC approved stores. Services are available at the health center. Eligibility is based on income and medical guidelines. Call 573-996-2181 for an appointment. At the time of your appointment you will need to bring:

  1. proof of identity (re: drivers license, ID card, etc.)
  2. proof of residency (utility bill, etc.),
  3. proof of income (pay stub, benefits letter, etc.)
  4. immunization record
Dec
24
Mon
Christmas Holidays- Health Center Closed
Dec 24 – Dec 25 all-day
Dec
26
Wed
WIC Clinic
Dec 26 @ 7:00 am
WIC Clinic

Women, Infants & Children (known as WIC) is a federal food supplement program open to many pregnant women/teens, breastfeeding women/teens and children up to age five. Enrolled clients attend brief nutrition sessions and are issued food vouchers redeemable at WIC approved stores. Services are available at the health center. Eligibility is based on income and medical guidelines. Call 573-996-2181 for an appointment. At the time of your appointment you will need to bring:

  1. proof of identity (re: drivers license, ID card, etc.)
  2. proof of residency (utility bill, etc.),
  3. proof of income (pay stub, benefits letter, etc.)
  4. immunization record
Dec
27
Thu
WIC Clinic
Dec 27 @ 7:00 am
WIC Clinic

Women, Infants & Children (known as WIC) is a federal food supplement program open to many pregnant women/teens, breastfeeding women/teens and children up to age five. Enrolled clients attend brief nutrition sessions and are issued food vouchers redeemable at WIC approved stores. Services are available at the health center. Eligibility is based on income and medical guidelines. Call 573-996-2181 for an appointment. At the time of your appointment you will need to bring:

  1. proof of identity (re: drivers license, ID card, etc.)
  2. proof of residency (utility bill, etc.),
  3. proof of income (pay stub, benefits letter, etc.)
  4. immunization record
Dec
31
Mon
Blood Pressure/Immunization Clinics
Dec 31 @ 7:00 am
Blood Pressure/Immunization Clinics

Blood pressure is one of the most important screenings because high blood pressure usually has no symptoms so it can’t be detected without being measured. High blood pressure greatly increases your risk of heart disease and stroke. If your blood pressure is below 120/80 mm Hg, be sure to get it checked at least once every two years, starting at age 20. If your blood pressure is higher, your doctor may want to check it more often. High blood pressure can be controlled through lifestyle changes or medication. After age 65, women have a higher risk of high blood pressure than men, and African-American adults of all ages have a higher-than-average risk.

Source: American Hearth Association

Jan
1
Tue
New Year’s Day – Health Center Closed
Jan 1 all-day
Jan
2
Wed
WIC Clinic
Jan 2 @ 7:00 am
WIC Clinic

Women, Infants & Children (known as WIC) is a federal food supplement program open to many pregnant women/teens, breastfeeding women/teens and children up to age five. Enrolled clients attend brief nutrition sessions and are issued food vouchers redeemable at WIC approved stores. Services are available at the health center. Eligibility is based on income and medical guidelines. Call 573-996-2181 for an appointment. At the time of your appointment you will need to bring:

  1. proof of identity (re: drivers license, ID card, etc.)
  2. proof of residency (utility bill, etc.),
  3. proof of income (pay stub, benefits letter, etc.)
  4. immunization record
Jan
7
Mon
Blood Pressure/Immunization Clinics
Jan 7 @ 7:00 am
Blood Pressure/Immunization Clinics

Blood pressure is one of the most important screenings because high blood pressure usually has no symptoms so it can’t be detected without being measured. High blood pressure greatly increases your risk of heart disease and stroke. If your blood pressure is below 120/80 mm Hg, be sure to get it checked at least once every two years, starting at age 20. If your blood pressure is higher, your doctor may want to check it more often. High blood pressure can be controlled through lifestyle changes or medication. After age 65, women have a higher risk of high blood pressure than men, and African-American adults of all ages have a higher-than-average risk.

Source: American Hearth Association

Jan
8
Tue
WIC Clinic
Jan 8 @ 7:00 am
WIC Clinic

Women, Infants & Children (known as WIC) is a federal food supplement program open to many pregnant women/teens, breastfeeding women/teens and children up to age five. Enrolled clients attend brief nutrition sessions and are issued food vouchers redeemable at WIC approved stores. Services are available at the health center. Eligibility is based on income and medical guidelines. Call 573-996-2181 for an appointment. At the time of your appointment you will need to bring:

  1. proof of identity (re: drivers license, ID card, etc.)
  2. proof of residency (utility bill, etc.),
  3. proof of income (pay stub, benefits letter, etc.)
  4. immunization record
Jan
9
Wed
WIC Clinic
Jan 9 @ 7:00 am
WIC Clinic

Women, Infants & Children (known as WIC) is a federal food supplement program open to many pregnant women/teens, breastfeeding women/teens and children up to age five. Enrolled clients attend brief nutrition sessions and are issued food vouchers redeemable at WIC approved stores. Services are available at the health center. Eligibility is based on income and medical guidelines. Call 573-996-2181 for an appointment. At the time of your appointment you will need to bring:

  1. proof of identity (re: drivers license, ID card, etc.)
  2. proof of residency (utility bill, etc.),
  3. proof of income (pay stub, benefits letter, etc.)
  4. immunization record
Jan
10
Thu
WIC Clinic
Jan 10 @ 7:00 am
WIC Clinic

Women, Infants & Children (known as WIC) is a federal food supplement program open to many pregnant women/teens, breastfeeding women/teens and children up to age five. Enrolled clients attend brief nutrition sessions and are issued food vouchers redeemable at WIC approved stores. Services are available at the health center. Eligibility is based on income and medical guidelines. Call 573-996-2181 for an appointment. At the time of your appointment you will need to bring:

  1. proof of identity (re: drivers license, ID card, etc.)
  2. proof of residency (utility bill, etc.),
  3. proof of income (pay stub, benefits letter, etc.)
  4. immunization record
Jan
14
Mon
Blood Pressure/Immunization Clinics
Jan 14 @ 7:00 am
Blood Pressure/Immunization Clinics

Blood pressure is one of the most important screenings because high blood pressure usually has no symptoms so it can’t be detected without being measured. High blood pressure greatly increases your risk of heart disease and stroke. If your blood pressure is below 120/80 mm Hg, be sure to get it checked at least once every two years, starting at age 20. If your blood pressure is higher, your doctor may want to check it more often. High blood pressure can be controlled through lifestyle changes or medication. After age 65, women have a higher risk of high blood pressure than men, and African-American adults of all ages have a higher-than-average risk.

Source: American Hearth Association

County Daycare Training
Jan 14 @ 5:30 pm
County Daycare Training

The health center offers consultant services to child care providers. Services include assessment, health and safety education services. The Environmental Public Health Specialist performs inspections on day care facilities.

Jan
15
Tue
WIC Clinic
Jan 15 @ 7:00 am
WIC Clinic

Women, Infants & Children (known as WIC) is a federal food supplement program open to many pregnant women/teens, breastfeeding women/teens and children up to age five. Enrolled clients attend brief nutrition sessions and are issued food vouchers redeemable at WIC approved stores. Services are available at the health center. Eligibility is based on income and medical guidelines. Call 573-996-2181 for an appointment. At the time of your appointment you will need to bring:

  1. proof of identity (re: drivers license, ID card, etc.)
  2. proof of residency (utility bill, etc.),
  3. proof of income (pay stub, benefits letter, etc.)
  4. immunization record
Budget Board Meeting
Jan 15 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Jan
16
Wed
WIC Clinic
Jan 16 @ 7:00 am
WIC Clinic

Women, Infants & Children (known as WIC) is a federal food supplement program open to many pregnant women/teens, breastfeeding women/teens and children up to age five. Enrolled clients attend brief nutrition sessions and are issued food vouchers redeemable at WIC approved stores. Services are available at the health center. Eligibility is based on income and medical guidelines. Call 573-996-2181 for an appointment. At the time of your appointment you will need to bring:

  1. proof of identity (re: drivers license, ID card, etc.)
  2. proof of residency (utility bill, etc.),
  3. proof of income (pay stub, benefits letter, etc.)
  4. immunization record