Safe Sitter Courses – REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

Safe Sitter® prepares students in grades 6-8 to be safe when they’re home alone, watching younger siblings, or babysitting. Students learn life-saving skills such as how to rescue someone who’s choking, and helpful information like what to do if there’s severe weather. The lessons are filled with fun activities and role-playing exercises. Students even get to use CPR manikins to practice CPR and choking rescue!

Seats fill quickly so be sure to click below to register your child online today!

$35.00 – students need to bring a sack lunch.

Upcoming course dates:

  • June 4
  • June 26
  • July 9
  • July 16

Safe Sitter & Safe @ Home Classes

FREE Car Seat Safety Checks! Thursday, April 4th

No appointment is needed for this FREE event! Join us on Thursday, April 4th from 2-5pm in our south parking lot. Our Certified Passenger Safety (CPS) technicians will educate you on the best ways to keep your child safe in the car by using the right car seat in the right way. Our team will be checking for proper installation and usage of your infant and child car seats, and it is preferred that your children be present, so they can ensure proper fitting AND the kiddos can learn too!

Can’t make it? No problem, just call and make an appointment with us! Learn more from our website here >>>

Here are some car seat safety tips to protect your most precious cargo:

  • Road injuries are the leading cause of preventable deaths and injuries to children in the United States.
  • Correctly used child safety seats can reduce the risk of death by as much as 71 percent.
  • More than half of car seats are not used or installed correctly.
  • Click here to learn more>>>

 

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Community Baby Shower – April 24th

Join us for another Community Baby Shower! Free gifts, refreshments and more!

  • April 24, 2024
  • 2-4pm
  • Church of the Nazarene, 807 South Court Street, Bowling Green, MO 63334
  • For all expecting mothers, and mothers with children under 12 months of age
  • RSVP REQUIRED; Mother, children and 1 adult guest are allowed
  • Do not need to be a WIC Client or a Pike County, Missouri resident

RSVP HERE:

*Sorry! We are all booked up! Feel free to call our office and be placed on our waiting list! 573-324-2111 *

End-of-Life Planning Workshop – Feb. 22, 2024

Join us for another free community workshop to assist you in getting all your things “in-order” – Thursday, February 22, 2024 from 6-7:30pm. It will be held in our Community Conference Room (side entrance). Be sure to RSVP as we have limited seating available and provide light snacks and beverages. You can RSVP using the form below or call Tracy at 573-324-2111 ext. 140.

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RSVP Online Form:


Gala Raffle Tickets on Sale!

Our Annual Valentine Gala will be held on Saturday, February 10th, 2024. Raffle tickets are on sale now – need not be present to win!

1 for $5 or 5 for $20

  • 9mm Smith & Wesson Pistol Bundle
  • $1,200 in gift cards to local restaurants of winners choice
  • Henry Pump Action .22 Rifle
  • Outdoor Patio Set – includes 2 gliders and end table with outdoor rug, artificial plants and planters and solar lantern
  • Coach Bundle – Coach Purse & Wallet, box of Bankheads famous chocolates and 3 Bottles of Wine

BUY NOW >>>

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TWO End-Of-Life Planning Workshop’s Scheduled: November 15th!

  • Contact Tracy Brookshier:573-324-2111 ext.140 
  • tbrookshier@pikecountyhealth.org

WHEN:

Wednesday, November 15th

Morning Session: 9:00 am – 10:30 am

Evening Session: 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

WHERE:

Pike County Health Dept. Home Health & Hospice
Conference Room (side entrance)
1 Healthcare Place, Bowling Green, MO 63334

Join us in this free community event to assist you in ensuring all of your end-of-life decisions will be carried out how you wish.

We will be discussing topics such as:
• Communicating about your end-of-life decisions
• Choosing a hospice provider
• Managing end-of-life pain
• Life Planning work sheets provided
• Living Wills
• Advance Directives
• Financial Power of Attorneys and other Considerations
• Funeral preferences and arrangements
• Organ and body donations
• What to expect when a loved one dies

We will be providing:
• Snacks
• Life planning booklet with work sheets
• Professionals for general questions

Click here to RSVP through our PikeCountyHospice.com webpage!

 

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$2,000 Nursing Scholarship – Now Accepting Applications!

The Home Care & Hospice Foundation of Pike County’s Nursing Scholarship Application is now available and will award one $2,000 nursing scholarship this year to a Pike County, Missouri resident who is a student or adult pursuing a nursing career.

The Home Care & Hospice Foundation knows that our amazing nurses are the backbone of Pike County Hospice, and they want to entice more compassionate individuals to pursue nursing and help change the lives of our community members. It’s a very rewarding career, both monetarily and emotionally. Making a difference in people’s lives and making them smile is not something that you can achieve in any career. As a nurse, you’ll make a huge difference in people’s lives. A caring and compassionate nurse is considered as a guardian angel by patients. This can be a very satisfying and gratifying career for the compassionate.

The deadline for applications is April 15th, 2024

You can download the application here:

2024 Application

2024 Nursing Scholarship Flyer