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Kids Expo aims to help kids exercise minds, bodies

Posted on April 22, 2014 at 2:49 pm

On Saturday, April 26, the Twin Pike Family YMCA and Pike County Memorial Hospital is holding a free community event to inspire more kids to keep their minds and bodies active. Healthy Kids Day/Kids Expo takes place at the Twin Pike Family YMCA on 614 Kelly Lane in Louisiana, from 9 a.m. to noon and features fun, active play and educational activities, such as planting vegetables, a fishing pole casting

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  • Pike County Health Department to offer ‘Safe Sitter’ courses

    Posted on April 15, 2014 at 1:30 pm

    Pike County Health Department, Home Health & Hospice will offer Safe Sitter® courses for young teens ages 11 to 13 on: Saturday, May 3, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. (registration deadline is April 25) Thursday, June 12 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (registration deadline is June 6) Tuesday, June 17 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (registration deadline is June 6) Classes will be held at the Pike

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  • Goodin introduced as new YMCA president

    Posted on April 9, 2014 at 3:49 pm

    YMCA

    The Twin Pike Family YMCA Board of Directors and staff held their annual membership meeting at the YMCA facility on Wednesday, March 26.  This meeting is held to allow the Board of Directors and staff the opportunity to share the successes of the past year with members, supporters and the communities served by the YMCA, while recognizing those who have been part of making it all happen. Exiting President, Brad

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  • Nursing program information session April 2 at JWCC

    Posted on March 25, 2014 at 11:45 am

    Individuals interested in pursuing a nursing career are encouraged to attend an information session about John Wood Community College’s nursing program April 2 at 6:30 p.m. at the JWCC Pittsfield Education Center located at 1308 West Washington. Participants will learn more about JWCC’s nursing program and admission requirements. Attendees will have an opportunity to talk to nursing faculty about program expectations, courses, labs, clinical opportunities, support services and financial considerations.

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  • C.H.A.R.T. Partnership News

    Posted on March 18, 2014 at 11:40 am

    The Northeast Missouri C.H.A.R.T. Partnership meeting on Wednesday, March 19 will feature Todd Ahrens, president and chief executive officer of Hannibal Regional Healthcare System, who will give the HRHS Community Benefit Summary for 2013. The C.H.A.R.T. Partnership meets the third Wednesday of each month at Fiddlestiks in Hannibal with lunch at 11:30 a.m. followed by a program and the meeting at noon. Healthcare and social services organizations and leaders throughout

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  • PCMH celebrating safety awareness week

    Posted on March 4, 2014 at 12:43 pm

    PCMH ER entrance

    Pike County Memorial Hospital is celebrating Patient Safety Awareness Week, March 2-8. This year’s National Patient Safety Foundation theme, “Navigate Your Health…Safely,” highlights the need for health care providers to ensure that patients are more engaged in the health care process, whether they are visiting the doctor for a routine exam or entering the hospital for surgery. “All of us will be patients at some point in life, and we

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