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Meigs Health Today: Maintaining a Child’s Healthy Weight

  By Wendy McGee, RD, LD As parents and caregivers, we hope our children will be healthy. An important action we can take to achieve this...

Smoking Down, but Almost 38 Million American Adults Still Smoke

NATIONAL - Overall, cigarette smoking among U.S. adults (aged ≥18 years) declined from 20.9 percent in 2005 to 15.5 percent in 2016. Yet, nearly...

Chow Line: “Raw” Water Trend Can Make You Sick

I’ve heard about a new trend that involves drinking “raw water.” What is it, and is it good for me? In a word, no. “Raw” or...

Immunization Clinic Jan. 23, 2018

POMEROY, Ohio - The Meigs County Health Department will conduct an Immunization Clinic on Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018 from 9-11 a.m. and 1-3 p.m....

Meigs Health Today: Birth Defects a Serious Issue in Ohio

By Juli Simpson, RN, BSN, LSN Maternal & Child Health Program Director Meigs County Health Department MEIGS COUNTY, Ohio - January is National Birth Defects Prevention Month....

Immunization Clinic Jan. 16, 2018

POMEROY, Ohio - The Meigs County Health Department will conduct an Immunization Clinic on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018 from 9-11 a.m. and 1-3 p.m....

Tips for Seniors to Protect Themselves from the Flu

COLUMBUS, Ohio - In response to news that flu activity in Ohio is now widespread, the Ohio Department of Health and the Ohio Department...

Oncology Music Therapy Support Group to begin at Holzer

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio - Music Therapy is available with Leslie Shoecraft, NMT-BC (Neurologic Music Therapist, Board Certified), of Rhythm - N - You spearheading the...

Immunization Clinic Jan. 9, 2018

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

Meigs Health Today: Tips for a Healthy New Year

By Laura Cleland, Health Educator The start of a New Year is a time when many people focus on goals they want to accomplish to...

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