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!

Online map and text number will help families locate local summer food programs
Agency, Awareness
By PCHD Web Admin / June 1, 2021

Online map and text number will help families locate local summer food programs

For Immediate Release: June 1, 2021   Media Contact: Lisa Cox Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services Lisa.Cox@health.mo.gov  ...

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Keep safety in mind when enjoying summer activities
Agency, Awareness, Health Advisories
By PCHD Web Admin / June 1, 2021

Keep safety in mind when enjoying summer activities

For Immediate Release: May 28, 2021   Media Contact: Lisa Cox Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services Lisa.Cox@health.mo.gov  ...

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Drive Thru COVID-19 Vaccines
COVID-19, Notices
By PCHD Web Admin / May 28, 2021

Drive Thru COVID-19 Vaccines

Friday, June 18th from 3-6pm we will be offering the Johnson & Johnson (1 dose) COVID-19 vaccine at the Bowling...

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Mobile Veteran Center coming to PCHD
Agency, Events
By PCHD Web Admin / May 20, 2021

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...

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COVID-19 Vaccines for Children and Teens
Agency, Awareness, COVID-19, Health Advisories, Notices
By PCHD Web Admin / May 17, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccines for Children and Teens

Although fewer children have been infected with COVID-19 compared to adults, children can:   ▶️ Be infected with the virus...

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Walk-In’s Welcome for J&J COVID-19 Vaccine
Awareness, COVID-19, Notices
By PCHD Web Admin / May 17, 2021

Walk-In’s Welcome for J&J COVID-19 Vaccine

Beginning on Wednesday, May 19th our agency will be offering walk-ins for the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. This is a...

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Missouri WIC Temporary Benefit Increase
Agency, Health Advisories, Notices, WIC
By PCHD Web Admin / May 13, 2021

Missouri WIC Temporary Benefit Increase

5/13/2021: Bowling Green, MO – The WIC Pike County Health Department is temporarily increasing the Cash Value Benefit for Fruit...

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Updated CDC Guidance on COVID-19 Safety Precautions
Agency, Awareness, COVID-19, Health Advisories, Notices
By PCHD Web Admin / April 30, 2021

Updated CDC Guidance on COVID-19 Safety Precautions

Although many members of our communities have received a COVID-19 Vaccine and our current active case counts are low, we...

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National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW)
Awareness
By PCHD Web Admin / April 29, 2021

National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW)

National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) is April 24-May 1, 2021.  NIIW is an annual observance to highlight the positive impact...

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J&J COVID-19 Vaccine Administration Resumed – Clinics to be held soon.
Agency, Awareness, COVID-19, Health Advisories, Notices
By PCHD Web Admin / April 27, 2021

J&J COVID-19 Vaccine Administration Resumed – Clinics to be held soon.

CDC and FDA have recommended that use of Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen (J&J/Janssen) COVID-19 Vaccine resume in the United States,...

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