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PCHD signs WIC contract for 2015

Posted on December 16, 2014 at 2:18 pm

The Pike County Health Department has announced that a contract to continue to provide WIC services for federal fiscal year 2015 has been signed with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. Under the terms of the contract, the Pike County Health Department will be able to serve 525 persons eligible for WIC every month. Women, Infants and Children (WIC) is a special supplemental nutrition program providing services to

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  • Thanksgiving meal hosted for Pike County Hospice patients, families

    Posted on December 9, 2014 at 1:46 pm

    A dedicated group of hospice volunteers threw together a Thanksgiving feast yet again this year for the agency’s home-bound hospice patients and patient’s families. This year marked the agency’s 15th year anniversary of this ongoing act of kindness. The volunteers prepared 21 meals all together and hand delivered each one to the doorstep of home-bound patients and their families. The Pike County Health Department, Home Health and Hospice and their

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  • Parks and Rec announces upcoming classes, events

    Posted on December 2, 2014 at 3:32 pm

    The Bowling Green Parks and Recreation department recently announced the following events and classes…   Kettlebell Fitness Class Jan. 6 through Feb. 17 Every Tuesday (six weeks) 5:30 to 6:15 p.m. Bowling Green Community Center   Intro. to Dance Every Friday in the month of January (9, 16, 23, and 30) 6 to 7 p.m. Bowling Green Community Center   Cabin Fever Sale Set-up: Friday, Jan. 16 – 3 to

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  • Excavation starts for YMCA pool

    Posted on November 25, 2014 at 2:14 pm

    Excavation is almost complete for the new indoor pool at the Twin Pike Family YMCA in Louisiana and the project is on schedule. “We’re hoping for a July 1 completion date,” said YMCA Executive Director Marsha Garrison last week. “They’re working hard in the cold weather.” Once Love and Sons of Louisiana is done with the excavation, windows will be set and a large tarp will be placed upon the

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  • PCMH Foundation dinner successful

    Posted on November 11, 2014 at 4:01 pm

    Silent auction participants view items at the PCMH Foundation dinner.

    More than $50,000 was raised by the Pike County Memorial Hospital (PCMH) Foundation at its annual dinner and auction on Saturday, Nov. 8 at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Bowling Green. “It was a wonderful evening,” said PCMH Administrator Lorraine Harness. “It took a lot of hours of people donating their time and it turned out well,” she said. About 240 guests dined in a decorated atmosphere and bid

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  • PCMH prepares for Ebola

    Posted on October 21, 2014 at 1:35 pm

    In order to address the recent concerns about Ebola, Pike County Memorial Hospital is assuring  that they are prepared should the disease surface in our community. Preparations by the Hospital include a review of Hospital protocols to insure they follow all CDC recommendations for an infectious disease.  Refresher sessions on the use of personal protective equipment have been conducted as well as assessing and increasing the inventory of PPE. As

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  • BGPD officers attend homeland security training

    Posted on October 21, 2014 at 1:05 pm

    Bowling Green Police Department emergency responders Rodney Owen, James Herrmann, and Colton Marti recently completed training offered by the Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP).

    Bowling Green Police Department emergency responders Rodney Owen, James Herrmann, and Colton Marti recently completed training offered by the Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP) in Anniston, Ala. The CDP is operated by the United States Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency and is the only federally-chartered Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) training facility in the nation. “I have been a firefighter and police officer for over 20 years

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