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West Nile case in Meigs County

  POMEROY, Ohio - The Meigs County Health Department has released a statement concerning West Nile virus in the county. Meigs County Health Dept. (MCHD) recently...

Breastfeeding awareness month

With Breastfeeding Awareness Month (BAM) upon us, Meigs County WIC is supporting this year’s World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA) theme: “Breastfeeding, Foundation of...

Immunization clinic Aug. 14, 2018

POMEROY, Ohio - The Meigs County Health Department will conduct an Immunization Clinic on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018 from 9-11 a.m. and 1-3 p.m....

Canning and baking results announced

  ROCKSPRINGS, Ohio – The tradition of judging items for baking and canning continues at the Meigs County Fair. Numerous entries were judge on Aug....

Big Latch On event scheduled at Holzer

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio - During the first part of August every year, the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action organizes World Breastfeeding Week to raise awareness...

World’s largest buckeye to be featured at Ohio State Fair

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The world’s largest buckeye, estimated to weigh approximately 350 pounds will be featured in the Ohio State Fair parade on Thursday,...

Meigs Health Today: Wise and well at work

By Ciara Martin, MPH Creating Healthy Communities Project Director Do you ever feel like you spend more time at your place of employment as opposed to your...

Recalling cholera epedemics in Meigs County

“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” – George Santayana. How, you may ask? A fine example today is the...

Chow Line: The importance of hand washing to prevent foodborne illness

My husband gets frustrated with me because I’m always reminding him to wash his hands multiple times when cooking. He says washing before he...

Consumer Alert: Individuals posing as Premium Health Plan representatives

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio Department of Insurance Director Jillian Froment is warning Ohioans of an insurance fraud scam involving individuals posing as representatives of...

Food license 101

by Dawn Keller Food licenses are issued by your local health department. They are required for (almost) anyone selling food directly to the public. The...

C8 update: DuPont/Chemours ask area judge to dismiss Ohio’s PFOA case

By Callie Lyons MARIETTA, Ohio - Washington County Judge Randall Burnworth today (July 20, 2018) heard arguments in the State of Ohio's case against Dupont...

Meigs County Health Department addresses Hepatitis A concerns

POMEROY, Ohio - The Meigs County Health Department has released a statement concerning Hepatitis A. According to the statement, “there are no known cases of...

Gallia County Health Department reports Hep A cases at restaurant

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio - Recently the Gallia County Health Department has confirmed 2 positive cases of Hepatitis A in Gallia County. One of these cases...

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...

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