Posts With Keyword ‘Marion County Public Health’

Supervisors Approve Alarm Notification at Public Health Building

Posted: Tuesday, April 10th, 2012 at 6:28 am

The Marion County Board of Supervisors approved installing a notification system into the Public Health Building during their regular meeting yesterday morning.

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Let’s Talk Knoxville – Give Kids A Smile Day

Posted: Monday, March 5th, 2012 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville, Aaron Gernes talks with Diane Ellis, with Marion County Public Health, about the success of last month’s Give Kids a Smile Day.

I-Smile Program Promotes Children’s Dental Health

Posted: Friday, February 3rd, 2012 at 6:26 am

With February being Children’s Dental Health Month, Marion County Public Health is trying to ensure more children have a dental home this year through the I-Smile program.

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Let’s Talk Knoxville – Cervical Health Month

Posted: Monday, January 30th, 2012 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville, Aaron Gernes talks with Carla Boat and Judi Van Hulzen with Marion County Public Health about Cervical Health Month.

Staying Safe from Norovirus

Posted: Thursday, January 26th, 2012 at 6:26 am

The Iowa Department of Public Health is continuing to warn people about the dangers of the norovirus illness that has seen increasing outbreaks across the state.

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Staying Healthy over the Holidays

Posted: Saturday, December 24th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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For a lot of people, Christmas means coming in contact with a lot of friends and relatives.

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Preventing Listeriosis

Posted: Thursday, October 6th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The Iowa Department of Public Heath reported yesterday that the first case of listeriosis associated with recalled cantaloupes has been confirmed in the state.

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Programs Available for Uninsured Children

Posted: Friday, August 19th, 2011 at 6:24 am

As school gets started, Diane Ellis, with Marion County Public Health, says that there are still many children who don’t have health insurance.

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Marion County Public Health To Offer Free Tdap Vaccinations

Posted: Tuesday, August 16th, 2011 at 6:23 am

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Marion County Public Health is teaming up with Americares and Sanofi-Pasteur to offer free TDAP vaccinations to area families.

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Breastfeeding Fair Today

Posted: Saturday, August 6th, 2011 at 6:24 am

There will be a breastfeeding fair Saturday from 10-2 at the new Marion County Public Health building.

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Let’s Talk Knoxville – Back To School Immunizations

Posted: Monday, August 1st, 2011 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville, Aaron Gernes chats with Sonya Test, a nurse at Marion County Public Health, about back to school immunizations.

Immunizations Important As Children Go Back to School

Posted: Monday, August 1st, 2011 at 6:28 am

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As children get ready to go back to school, it’s important to remember immunizations.

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Iowa Department of Aging looking to Honor Centenarians

Posted: Thursday, July 7th, 2011 at 6:26 am

The Iowa Department on Aging is looking for centenarians, or people who are at least 100 years old.

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New Cigarette Warning Labels

Posted: Friday, June 24th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Food and Drug Administration recently unveiled new, graphic warning labels for cigarettes.

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Marion County Public Health Receives Dental Equipment

Posted: Wednesday, June 8th, 2011 at 6:24 am

The Marion County Public Health Department has received a grant from the Delta Dental of Iowa Foundation for dental equipment.

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Let’s Talk Knoxville – June 7, 2011 – Judi Van Hulzen (Marion County Public Health)

Posted: Tuesday, June 7th, 2011 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville, Aaron Gernes talks with Judi Van Hulzen from Marion County Public Health about how to stay safe and healthy while outdoors in the summer.

Let’s Talk Knoxville: Open House at Public Health–Kim Dorn

Posted: Friday, May 20th, 2011 at 1:00 pm

Dr. Bob Leonard talks with Kim Dorn, Director of Marion County Public Health about the new facility at 2003 N. Lincoln in Knoxvile.

Public Health Open House Today

Posted: Friday, May 20th, 2011 at 6:26 am

Marion County Public Health is having an open house at their new facility today.

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Parents Encouraged to Make Sure Their Children are Up to Date on Their Shots

Posted: Tuesday, April 26th, 2011 at 2:24 am

This week we celebrate National Infant Immunization week.

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Tick Prevention and Removal Tips From Public Health

Posted: Friday, April 22nd, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The spring season brings on many pleasant things as plants bloom, the weather warms and outdoor events begin.

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