General Interest

Support Groups Planned for October, November

Ozark Independent Living (OIL) will host two support groups this fall. One is for those living with anxiety and another for those living with...

2019 Silvey Stampede

The 7th annual Silvey Stampede was held Friday, Sept. 6, before the Ava High School football game.  For the event, participants were grouped by...

Ava Art Guild: Workshops and Updates

It is supposed to be fall but it is hard to be excited about ‘pumpkin spice everything’ when it is 90-degrees outside and I...

Historic Statewide Reorganization Takes Effect

Signals Major Milestone in Governor Parson’s Plan to Improve State Government JEFFERSON CITY – August 28 marked the official restructuring of four state agencies, signaling...

Reception Honoring Jim and Marge Norman Sept. 16 at Ava Country Club

The public is cordially invited to attend a reception honoring Jim and Marge Norman, of Ava, on Monday, Sept. 16, at the Ava Country...

National Child Passenger Safety Week is Sept. 15-21

Car seats save lives. JEFFERSON CITY – Is your child in the right safety seat? The Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety wants to ensure all...

Missouri State Releases Summer 2019 Graduation List

By University Communications Missouri State University conferred 597 degrees to students in summer 2019. Students earned a total of 361 bachelor’s degrees, 222 master’s degrees, 10...

Looking Backward

25 years ago Missouri’s Charming Princess M., owned by Keith and Larry Robbins, of Farmington, Ark., and ridden by Geno Middleton, of Nixa, won top...

Local VFW Groups to Host Community Service Event Sept. 14 in Theodosia

District 18 of the Missouri Department Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States will hold a community service event on Saturday, Sept. 14,...

MDC Offers Accessible Shooting, Fishing Events Sept. 14 at Dalton Range

Free events will highlight outdoor opportunities available for people with disabilities.   ASH GROVE, Mo. – Mobility impairments or other physical challenges shouldn’t keep people from...
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Douglas County Health Department 417-683-4174

603 NW 12th Ave. P.O. Box 940, Ava, Mo. 65608 Regular Office Hours:  Mon. Tues. Fri. 8:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m. and 12:30 - 4:30 p.m. Wed. Thurs. 8:00 a.m....