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

Calendar

Nov
26
Thu
Thanksgiving – Health Center Closed
Nov 26 – Nov 27 all-day
Nov
27
Fri
Thanksgiving – Health Center Closed
Nov 27 – Nov 28 all-day
Nov
30
Mon
Blood Pressure/Immunization/Flu Clinics
Nov 30 @ 7:00 am
Blood Pressure/Immunization/Flu 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

Flu Clinics
Nov 30 @ 7:00 am
Dec
1
Tue
WIC Clinic
Dec 1 @ 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
2
Wed
WIC Clinic
Dec 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
Dec
3
Thu
WIC Clinic
Dec 3 @ 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
7
Mon
Blood Pressure/Immunization/Flu Clinics
Dec 7 @ 7:00 am
Blood Pressure/Immunization/Flu 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 7 @ 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
8
Tue
WIC Clinic
Dec 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
Dec
9
Wed
WIC Clinic
Dec 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
Dec
14
Mon
Blood Pressure/Immunization/Flu Clinics
Dec 14 @ 7:00 am
Blood Pressure/Immunization/Flu 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 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.

Dec
15
Tue
WIC Clinic
Dec 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
Dec
16
Wed
WIC Clinic
Dec 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
Dec
17
Thu
WIC Clinic
Dec 17 @ 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
21
Mon
Blood Pressure/Immunization/Flu Clinics
Dec 21 @ 7:00 am
Blood Pressure/Immunization/Flu 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
22
Tue
WIC Clinic
Dec 22 @ 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
23
Wed
Christmas Holidays- Health Center Closed
Dec 23 – Dec 25 all-day
Dec
28
Mon
Blood Pressure/Immunization/Flu Clinics
Dec 28 @ 7:00 am
Blood Pressure/Immunization/Flu 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