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Nodaway County Health Center

What Is Public Health?

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Public health in Nodaway County

Have you or a family member eaten in a restaurant, taken your child to a licensed day care, or received an immunization or flu shot?  Then you have benefited from public health.

Read more: What Is Public Health?

 

Emergency Preparedness

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The Nodaway County Health Department is charged with being prepared to assist our community in the event of bioterrorism events, emergencies and natural disasters.   May 2011, we participated in a drill with our community partners.

Welcome to HHS HealthBeat. Launched on July 11, 2005, this service provides health promotion and disease prevention tips 5 days a week in audio and text formats.
  • Kids eating like grown-ups
    Little tummies don’t need adult-sized meals, but a look at what parents serve preschoolers indicates that’s often the amount parents put on kids’ plates. The researchers observed everyday meals at the homes of 145 parents and preschoolers in a Houston-area Head Start program. They say calories varied widely, but often were on the adult level.
  • Donating the difference
    Donating can make a difference between someone’s good health and bad; between life and death. But this donation isn’t money. A person who donates organs can save up to eight lives. Organ donation last year made more than 28,000 transplants possible. Another 1 million people received tissue to help them recover from such things as bone damage and vision loss.
  • Checking the drinking
    Many adults drink moderately and without complications. But for others, alcohol is a problem – and possibly a big problem. The director of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, Dr. George Koob:

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Click here to view Nodaway County Food Ordinance

Food handler classes are offered at Nodaway County Health Center on the first Thursday of each month at 1:30 pm. Please call for information.

Click here to go to Online Food Handler Training

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WIC
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WIC

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Humidity: 28%
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Winter Weather

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We follow the recommendations of the National Weather Service.

This office is closed when Nodaway County is under a Winter Weather Warning


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Nodaway County Health Center • 2332 South Main, Maryville, MO  64468 • 660-562-2755 (phone) 660-562-4995 (fax)

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