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Hannibal hospital named stroke center

Posted on May 5, 2015 at 3:54 pm

Hannibal Regional Hospital (HRH) has been named a Level III Stroke Center. This Missouri Stroke Center Designation status was granted by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services as a component of the Time Critical Diagnosis System throughout the state. “Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death, and the leading cause of adult disability in the United States.  As a Level III Stroke Center, Hannibal Regional Hospital is

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  • Healthy Kids Day

    Posted on April 14, 2015 at 3:49 pm

    Healthy kids day

    Pike County Memorial Hospital held a Healthy Kids Day on the hospital grounds on Saturday, April 11. Running under a multi-colored tent held by other children and parentes were Lillian Pille, 4, of Clarksville, and her mother, Amber Pille.

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  • Pike County celebrates Public Health Week

    Posted on April 8, 2015 at 10:38 am

    Mark those calendars for Friday, April 10 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for this free, fun, and healthy event at the Bowling Green City Park lower shelter house and walking trail. Rain date is set for April 17. In observance of National Public Health Week the Health Department is sponsoring this event for all area residents. During the fair participants will be able to take part in educational walking

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  • Pike County Health Department to host health and wellness fair

    Posted on April 1, 2015 at 11:10 am

    Pike County Health Department, Home Health and Hospice will recognize National Public Health Week by hosting a Health and Wellness Fair and promoting this year’s theme, “Public Health:  Better Health. Better Missouri.” “This Health and Wellness Fair featuring our Community Walk event shows how individuals and communities can take small steps in improving their health,” said Rhonda Stumbaugh, RN; Community Health Coordinator. “We all have a role to play in

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  • Pike County Health Department waives screening criteria during April

    Posted on March 24, 2015 at 4:41 pm

    April is STD Awareness Month, an annual observance to raise public awareness about the impact of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in the lives of Americans and the importance of preventing, testing for, and treating STDs. It is an opportunity to normalize routine STD testing and conversations about sexual health. With an estimated 19 million new sexually transmitted infections occurring every year in the United States, it is clear that sexually

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  • Twin Pike Family YMCA updates

    Posted on March 17, 2015 at 4:30 pm

    Twin Pike Torpedoes  summer swim team for ages 5-18. The Twin Pike Torpedoes summer swim team is a competitive but fun way to improve stroke technique, speed and endurance while making new friends. Twin Pike Torpedoes’ season will run June through August. Swimmers must be able to swim one lap freestyle and one lap backstroke. Practice times are tentatively scheduled for Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6-7:30 p.m. and Saturdays from

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  • Health department to offer CPR classes

    Posted on March 10, 2015 at 3:33 pm

    The Pike County Health Department would like to remind the public that it offers CPR classes through the American Heart Association. These classes are conducted at various times during the year and are taught by three certified instructors, Rhonda Stumbaugh, RN; Kim Gamm, RN and Robyn Orf, LPN. The class lasts three to four hours and teaches infant, child, and adult CPR including the use of an AED. There are

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