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Your Hands Can Save A Life

ST. LOUIS - Learning Hands-Only CPR is very easy, and could well put you in a position to save someone's life - possibly that...

Need Help Dealing With A Health Condition?

Grants from the Center for Disease Control and the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services are funding free classes for those with health...

Ambulance District Receives "Green" Ambulance

It's still the traditional blue, white and red colors associated with Cox Health Systems, but the newest ambulance purchased by the Ava Area Ambulance...

Clean, Separate, Cook, Chill

The Douglas County Health Department says it is important to remember to consistently follow certain safe food handling practices. The simple words Clean, Separate,...

Make Blood Donation A New Year’s Resolution

January is National Blood Donor month. LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — With the beginning of a new year comes a fresh start. New Year’s resolutions are...

Mayor Proclaims August Breastfeeding Awareness Month

Breastfeeding Month Proclamation Whereas, the people of Ava and Douglas County are deserving of good health; and Whereas, all available knowledge indicates that human milk optimally...

Animal Rabies In Douglas County

From the Douglas County Health Dept. A bat sent to the State Public Health Laboratory this spring by the Douglas County Health Department tested positive...

Ticks Are Most Dangerous Insect In United States

From the Douglas County Health Dept. In the United States, ticks are responsible for more human disease than any other insect. Tick-borne diseases are also...

Heat-Related Illness Still a Threat

Although we have finally seen a break in the extremely hot weather, and even if you think you’re getting used to the triple-digit temperatures,...
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