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

Calendar

Sep
24
Mon
Blood Pressure/Immunization Clinics
Sep 24 @ 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

WIC Clinic
Sep 24 @ 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
County Daycare Training
Sep 24 @ 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.

Sep
27
Thu
Scamboree @ Emanuel Baptist Church
Sep 27 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am

Cost – Free

Must call the Ripley County Health Center to register for the Scamboree.

Oct
1
Mon
Blood Pressure/Immunization Clinics
Oct 1 @ 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

Oct
8
Mon
Blood Pressure/Immunization Clinics
Oct 8 @ 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

Oct
15
Mon
Blood Pressure/Immunization Clinics
Oct 15 @ 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

Oct
22
Mon
Blood Pressure/Immunization Clinics
Oct 22 @ 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

Oct
29
Mon
Blood Pressure/Immunization Clinics
Oct 29 @ 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

Nov
5
Mon
Blood Pressure/Immunization Clinics
Nov 5 @ 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

Nov
12
Mon
Blood Pressure/Immunization Clinics
Nov 12 @ 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

Nov
19
Mon
Blood Pressure/Immunization Clinics
Nov 19 @ 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

Nov
26
Mon
Blood Pressure/Immunization Clinics
Nov 26 @ 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

Dec
3
Mon
Blood Pressure/Immunization Clinics
Dec 3 @ 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

Dec
10
Mon
Blood Pressure/Immunization Clinics
Dec 10 @ 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

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

Dec
24
Mon
Blood Pressure/Immunization Clinics
Dec 24 @ 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

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
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
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