$2,000 Nursing Scholarship Deadline Fast Approaching

Our Home Care & Hospice Foundation of Pike County’s Nursing Scholarship Application is available every January, and will award one $2,000 nursing scholarship this year to 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 the 2022 Scholarship application is April 15th, 2022

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“Yoga For a Cause” Supports PCHD and Invites the Community

“Yoga For a Cause” is hosting a Yoga class on Saturday, February 12th at 9am at A Taste of Philly and invites the community to attend. This is a free class and an opportunity for attendees to make a free-will donation to our agency. This is a service project of the Rotary Club of Bowling Green Missouri that chooses a non-profit to support each month; and our agency has been chosen for this month! We hope you will consider joining “Yoga For a Cause”!

Veteran Appreciation Fair Scheduled

Join us for our 5th Annual Veteran Appreciation Fair! It will be hosted at our office located at 1 Healthcare Place in Bowling Green (behind walmart) from 8:30am – 11:00 am. We will begin with a brief flag dedication ceremony and everyone will be invited inside afterwards to enjoy a free hot breakfast, coffee, veteran specific resources, door prizes and much more. Depending on the current covid-19 situation at that time, this event has the potential to be a “to-go” style; where we will offer breakfast and coffee to-go and give everyone a resources goodie bag.

If your organization has veteran specific resources to offer, please contact Tracy Brookshier for more information on how to be involved. You can ereach Tracy by email at tbrookshier@pikecountyhealth.org or by callling 573-324-2111 ext. 140.

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Turkey Trot 5K Registration now OPEN!

Turkey Trot 2021 – “Cooped Up” for too long!

Join us for our Annual 5K Run/Walk: TURKEY TROT!

– Thanksgiving Morning: 11/25/2021
– Registration @ BG High School 7:00 am
– Race Begins @ 8:00 am
– $25 Per Person
Register by Friday, October 29th for your FREE HOODIE! *Image Below*
– Special Raffle Entries for those who bring items to donate to the Pike County Hope Center!
– Trophies Awarded for Fastest Male, Fastest Female, and Best Turkey!
– Race Bags will be picked up at our office before the race date – date to be announced.
Proceeds go to benefit our “Public Health Initiatives”; Our effort to a healthy community through free education and health services that help us cover the costs of free and discounted services within our agency.

Scheduled Flu & COVID Vaccine Clinics

Wednesday, 10/6 from 2-6pm *Drive Thru*
Louisiana County Market Parking Lot (Flu & J&J)
Friday, 10/15 from 9:30-10:30am
Louisiana Trimble House (Flu & Pfizer)
Friday, 10/15 from 11:30am-12:30pm
Clarksville City Hall (Flu & Pfizer)Thursday, 10/21 from 12:30-1:30pm
Curryville Presbyterian Church (Flu & Covid TBD)

Come in any day to our Walk-In clinic to receive your flu vaccine too Monday – Friday no appointment necessary!
8:00 am – 12:00 pm
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

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J&J Temporarily Out of Stock

Our agency is will be out of stock of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine temporarily and we anticipate new stock arriving on Wednesday, September 29th.

This means that we will be unable to accept walk-ins for this vaccine during this time AND our Drive Thru Flu and COVID vaccine clinic will be offering Moderna.

We apologize for the inconvienence.

American Freedom Shirts – Deadline June 16th!

Show your support for our Veterans and our agency: your local Pike County Health Department Home Health & Hospice!

Deadline for orders is Wednesday, June 16th! Pay online right here or stop in our office to order yours today! We will notify you when your shirt is ready for pick up!

Your choice of color and size: Blue or Grey, SM, MD, LG, XL, 2XL, 3XL

Shirts will have PCHD logo on front left chest under flag.

Proceeds go to benefit our Public Health Initiatives: Our way of ensuring our services are available to everyone regardless of ability to pay.

Mobile Veteran Center coming to PCHD

Pike County Health Department Home Health & Hospice and the Columbia Vet Center are teaming up to bring help directly to veterans.  The Mobile Vet Center or MVC, a 37-foot-long vehicle, will be in the PCHD parking lot on Thursday, June 24th from 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM.  This partnership makes it an easy way to bring help to veterans who don’t live close to an office where help is readily available.

“We are a rural community that does not have these services available locally, so the Mobile Vet Center being able to visit our community and provide that same level of service to our local veterans is a wonderful to have.” Said Tracy Brookshier, Marketing Coordinator for PCHD.

Veterans can stop at the Mobile Center for information about veteran benefits, free dog tags, counseling for bereavement, marriage or family. As well as Suicide prevention referrals and much more.

Learn more about the Columbia Veteran Center >>>

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