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Alzheimer’s Association workshop to help families and loved ones living with...

ATHENS, Ohio – The Alzheimer’s Association, West Virginia Chapter is offering Effective Communication Strategies, a free community workshop to help families and caregivers connect...

What you need to know about meningococcal disease

By Sherry Hayman, Public Health Nurse Bacteria called Neisseria meningitidis cause meningococcal disease. About 1 in 10 people have these bacteria in the back of...

Immunization Clinic set for July 17, 2018

The Meigs County Health Department will conduct an Immunization Clinic on Tuesday, July 17, 2018 from 9-11 a.m. and 1-3 p.m. at 112 E. Memorial...

Grain handler pleads guilty to stealing more than $3 million from...

NORWALK, Ohio — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and Ohio Department of Agriculture Director David Daniels announced today that a Huron County man has...

Safe summer driving tips

COLUMBUS, Ohio — During the summer season, thousands of  travelers visiting family and friends depend on Ohio’s network of highways to get to their...

Hospice care touches patient, family and caregivers too

MEIGS COUNTY, Ohio - End-of-life discussions with your family can be uncomfortable and full of mixed emotions. However, in choosing Holzer Hospice, individuals are...

Meigs Health Today: Juvenile Arthritis

By Angie Rosler RN Aches, pains and bruises are the story of our lives as parents of young children! However, there are conditions that warrant further...

Tourism Ohio launches Ohio Ice Cream Trail

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Amid soaring summer temperatures, TourismOhio has launched a new way to beat the heat: the Ohio Ice Cream Trail. The 15-stop...

Excessive Heat Warning for Meigs County July 4, 2018

MEIGS COUNTY, Ohio - The National Weather Service has issued an Excessive Heat Warning for Meigs County and many of the surrounding counties from noon...

Cooling station open July 4, 2018

SYRACUSE, Ohio - With a heat advisory issued for Meigs County, a cooling station is being set up at the Syracuse Community Center on...

Health committee approves legislation reducing flow of opioids, expanding treatment options

COLUMBUS, Ohio — State Representative Jay Edwards (R-Nelsonville) today announced that the Ohio House Health Committee has passed legislation he sponsored that originally addresses...

Fight the Bite: Dealing with mosquitoes

  By Steve Swatzel, RS, Director of Environmental Services Fight The Bite, Ohio! When thinking of mosquitoes, think of “Fight the Bite Ohio!” It’s a catchy slogan...

Meigs Health Today: What you need to know about HPV

By Courtney C. Midkiff, BSC, MCHD Administrator and MCCI Member The Meigs County Health Department (MCHD); Meigs County Cancer Initiative, Inc. (MCCI) and the Meigs County...

Immunization Clinic set for June 26, 2018

POMEROY, Ohio - The Meigs County Health Department will conduct an Immunization Clinic on Tuesday, June 26, 2018 from 9-11 a.m. and 1-3 p.m....

CDC: Fewer U.S. high school students having sex, using drugs

The 2017 National Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) paints a promising picture about the drug and sexual behaviors U.S. high school students report, but...

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