“Words can not adequately express my appreciation to Pike County Hospice for helping with the care of my mother… Treatment was unsuccessful and the cancer had spread… Hospice was the extending hand of God’s Grace, giving us just what we need when we needed it. Whether it was nursing care, counsel, emotional support – they were there at a beckon call. I truly do not know how I made it through those weeks without the help of hospice…I commend your staff for their professionalism, but more importantly, to a family who might be facing a similar experience, Hospice loves and cares and they are there for you.” – K.A.
PCHD TEAMS UP WITH VANDALIA CITY POOL TO PROMOTE SAFE BREASTFEEDING (8.6.19)
"Pool water, despite high cleaning standards, can still carry Recreational Water Illnesses (RWIs). These various illnesses are caused by germs that can contaminate the water and can be swallowed. RWIs are killed by chlorine but can live in pools for days. Typical pool activities like splashing makes feeding infants in the water a risky event because of the likelihood they will swallow the potentially harmful water. That is why all patrons, including mothers, are asked to feed in a place where they and their baby can stay dry..."
COLUMBIA VETERAN CENTER AT PCHD (7.30.19)
Join us on Tuesday, August 13th from 9am-1pm! The Columbia Veteran Center will have their "Mobile Veteran Center" in our parking lot to help local veterans find resources to the services they may need. They will also be making dog tags free of charge.
JULY - AUGUST PCHD NEWS! (6.28.19)
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MISSOURI VETERANS COMMISSION AND PCHD! (6.26.19)
We have teamed up with the Missouri Veterans Commission to bring more resources TO YOU! Friday, August 16th from 9am - 3pm we will have representatives John Simpson here in our office! You can benefit from this if you are:
- unsure if you are utilizing all the benefits you're entitled to
- a disabled veteran seeking employment
- in need of assistance applying for veteran benefits
- simply wanting more information on veteran resources
CALL TO MAKE YOUR APPOINTMENT TODAY!
Friday, August 16th from 9am - 3pm
John Simpson, Veterans Service Officer: 573-248-2550
Download the Flyer: 8.16.19 Missouri Veterans Commission in Pike County
CAR SEAT SAFETY QUICK CHECKLIST (6.14.19)
Is your child's harness "Snug as a Hug"? Check out this quick checklist to ensure proper harness positions. Don't forget, our agency offers a Car Seat Safety Program and is also a Car Seat Safety Inspection Station!
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PIKE COUNTY BACK TO SCHOOL FAIR (6.14.19)
As an active partner in the Pike Community Care Partnership we are excited to share that the Pike County Back to School Fair is BACK and scheduled for August 10th! Follow the group on facebook!
WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT OUR WALK-IN CLINIC SERVICES (6.6.19)
Our agency proudly offers walk-in clinic services to the community; many at little to no cost to you. Find out more about our Walk-In Clinic here.
TDAP CLINIC (6.5.19)
We will be hosting a Tdap clinic on Monday, June 10th from 9-10am at the Trimble House in Louisiana, MO. The Tdap Vaccine is suggested for those working with flood water cleanup. Insurance is accepted, and the vaccine is free to those uninsured or under-insured through the 317 program. Section 317 vaccine is a precious national resource that will continue to be used to fill critical public health needs, such as providing routine vaccination for those with no insurance and responding to outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases. For more information: 573-324-2111
CHILDREN ARE CURIOUS POISON IS DEADLY! (6.3.19)
Are you aware of the poisonous items in your home? Download the flyer below for more information. Stop in our office for free poison control and "Mr. Yuk" stickers!
HUMOR AND HEALTH (5.28.19)
Join us for our Diabetes Support Groups this month! The topic is Humor & Health; how laughing and humor can effect your health.
WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT MEASLES (5.13.19)
"Measles is one of the most contagious of all infectious diseases; approximately 9 out of 10 susceptible persons with close contact to a measles patient will develop measles. The virus is transmitted by direct contact with infectious droplets or by airborne spread when an infected person breathes, coughs, or sneezes. Measles virus can remain infectious in the air for up to two hours after an infected person leaves an area. Patients are considered to be contagious from 4 days before until 4 days after the rash appears..." Read More >>
DIABETES MANAGEMENT (5.1.19)
We have options free to the public for those living with diabetes. We offer a counseling program and support groups! Download the flyer >>
WIC QUARTERLY NEWSLETTER (4.10.19)
The Spring Edition of the WIC Newsletter is now available! Check it out >>
SAFE SITTER AND SAFE @ HOME COURSES SCHEDULED (4.5.19)
Now accepting registrations for Safe Sitter and Safe@Home Classes!
REGISTRATION REQUIRED FOR ALL COURSES.
Call 573-324-2111 to register or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Safe Sitter: June 6, June 26, July 9, July 17 ($35.00 fee) Download the flyer: Safe Sitter 2019
Safe@Home: May 11, June 8 ($15.00 fee) Download the flyer: Safe@Home 2019
MARCH & APRIL PCHD NEWSLETTER (2.22.19)
DHSS recommends catch up vaccinations - February 2019
TICKETS ON SALE NOW FOR 2020 GALA!
9th Annual Valentine Gala is scheduled for Saturday, February 8th, 2020
Follow our facebook event to find out how to reserve your table, keep up with raffles (no need to be present to win!) and more!
SHE WILL BRING THE SNACKS!!!!!!!!!
"Table Talk with Tracy" is our new and fun way to get the word out about the ga-zillion services our agency has to offer! Now we need YOUR help to make it happen! If you are a business owner, we are asking to come to you, for as little or as long as you want, we will bring SNACKS! Help us help our community by being available to answer questions or give informal presentations on one or all of our services! We will bring resources, other goodies, and oh yea…. SNACKS!!!! We want to talk to your employees, your customers, everyone! We will bring the table, Tracy will talk.... and did we mention WE WILL BRING SNACKS?! Contact Tracy today to schedule a date and time! 573-324-2111 ext 140, email@example.com
Download the flyer here: Table Talk with Tracy
COLORING FOR A CAUSE
This idea was to get the children and the community involved in helping us brighten the days of our Home Health & Hospice patients. Whether you have a group or organization willing to participate, or your kids at home just want to donate their evening/before dinner artwork…. Send them our way, help us enlighten a patients day! All ages are encouraged to participate! Please feel free to share, contact me with any questions you may have! :) – Tracy Brookshier Download the flyer here: Coloring for a Cause (2.14.18)
Interested in becoming a Pike County Hospice Volunteer? Contact our office for more information 573-324-2111. Find out more here: https://pikecountyhospice.com/volunteers/>
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