Home Health


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....

Council on Aging – Ava Senior Center

By Tommy Roberts Janelle, Lena and Joretta were recent winners in the Pitch Tournament. Lee has announced that he will have the Pool Tournament two Wednesdays...

Ava Senior Center Lunch Menu, Activities & OATS Bus Schedule

LUNCH Menu subject to change without notice. (If you receive homebound meals please call if you will not be home when volunteers deliver) Mon., Sept. 16...

MDC Shares CWD Info for Upcoming Deer Season

  Help MDC limit the spread of chronic wasting disease in Missouri – archery season opens September 15.   JEFFERSON CITY  – With deer hunting opening...

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...

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,...

September 15 – 21 Is National Child Passenger Safety Week

The Missouri State Highway Patrol joins the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the Ad Council, Missouri Department of Transportations’ Office of Highway and...

Ruby Garden Re-Opens After Hepatitis A Incident

by Michael Boyink / mike@douglascountyherald.com According to a statement issued by the Douglas County Health department on Friday, September 6th, a case of hepatitis A was...

Attorney General Schmitt Joins Bipartisan Coalition Seeking Congressional Support for Autism  

JEFFERSON CITY – Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt today announced that he is joining a bipartisan coalition of 47 attorneys general calling upon Congress...

Is Your ‘Inner Critic’ Undermining Your Career? Five Ways To Boost Your Confidence

The workplace, like the playing field in sports, is packed with competition — often against oneself. It demands being at your best, reaching and...
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2019 Fall Saturday Soccer Schedules

Ava Parks & Recreation Fall Youth Soccer Leagues start this Saturday. During the season, to confirm schedules or check for weather-related or other cancellations,...