Blog

Here you will find our latest blog posts with information that we want to share with our communities. They are categorized so that you can easily narrow down what you are searching for and provide links and more within each blog! Our duty is to educate the community on health and safety and here you will find just that...and more!

Agency, COVID-19, Notices
By PCHD Web Admin / May 8, 2020

PCHD Reports First COVID-19 Death

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Media Contact: Tracy Brookshier, Public Information Officer tbrookshier@pikecountyhealth.org Media Line: (573) 324-2111 ext. 140  ...

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Agency, Awareness
By PCHD Web Admin / May 4, 2020

Do You Know Your Tools2Thrive? – Mental Health Awareness Month

While 1 in 5 people will experience a mental illness during their lifetime, everyone faces challenges in life that can...

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Agency, COVID-19, Health Advisories, Notices
By PCHD Web Admin / April 28, 2020

Show me Strong Recovery Plan

Missouri Governor Parson released information yesterday afternoon regarding the initial recovery phase for our state. This Order establishes the minimum...

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COVID-19, Health Advisories, Notices
By PCHD Web Admin / April 27, 2020

Evidence of Community Spread of COVID-19 in Pike County, MO

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 27, 2020 Media Contact: Tracy Brookshier, Public Information Officer tbrookshier@pikecountyhealth.org Media Line: (573) 324-2111 ext. 140...

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COVID-19, Health Advisories, Notices
By PCHD Web Admin / April 24, 2020

7th Case of COVID-19 in Pike County, Missouri Confirmed

Today we report 1 more positive case of COVID-19 in Pike County that is currently under investigation. . As it...

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Agency
By PCHD Web Admin / April 22, 2020

50 Years of Earth Day: 10 Fun Activities

This year, we celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day on Wednesday, April 22, 2020. The connection that we have to nature,...

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Notices, WIC
By PCHD Web Admin / April 20, 2020

eWIC coming this Summer

All WIC agencies will move from providing checks to using electronic benefit transfer (EBT) to deliver WIC food benefits. This...

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Agency
By PCHD Web Admin / April 16, 2020

#STDWeek #TalkTestTreat

April 13-17 is STD Awareness Week and as your local health department STD Testing is one of the many services...

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Agency, Notices
By PCHD Web Admin / April 14, 2020

2020 Census and Public Health

Census data is the frame work of nearly every aspect of our duties as your public health department. From research...

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COVID-19
By PCHD Web Admin / April 13, 2020

COVID-19 Reporting Graph

Graphs are a common method to visually illustrate relationships of data. Charting trends during the COVID-19 pandemic are popular as...

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