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Here is some good ideas on where you can get filters for cloth fask masks! #beprepared #clarkecounty #publichealth
These are the best places to find filters to use with a CDC-recommended reusable face mask. Experts say filters can help increase the effectiveness of cloth masks.
Make sure your kiddo is up to date with their immunizations before returning to school. All kindergartens, 7th and 12th graders have new shots that they need! We are having two late clinic on Wednesday, July 29th til 7 pm and August 19th til 7 pm! Call and make your appointment soon! 641-342-3724
Never leave children or pets alone in a car!
On very hot days like today, the inside of your vehicle can heat up to 160 degrees within several minutes. NEVER leave children and pets alone in a vehicle!!
Update on Test Iowa!
We will be open until 7:30 p.m. tonight and then 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. tomorrow.
Q & A 7162020
Every day, are you and your loved ones getting:
5 Fruits and vegetables
2 Hours or less of screen time
1 Hour of physical activity
0 Sugary drinks
#HealthyChoicesCount #PickaBetterSnack #PlayYourWay
Here is a week by week visual report on amounts of Covid-19 cases. We have a total of 138 cases! We have not had any new cases this week!
COVID-19 isolation guidance!
COVID-19 ISOLATION GUIDANCE FOR GENERAL PUBLIC
If you have any questions about COVID-19, please feel free to call Clarke County Public Health at (641) 342-3724 or 211 (COVID-19 Hotline) or online at coronavirus.iowa.gov
Everyone reacts differently to stressful situations like COVID-19. You may feel anxious, mad, sad, or overwhelmed. Find ways to reduce your stress to help yourself and the people you care about.
• Learn the common signs of stress.
• Make time to unwind and do activities you enjoy.
• Talk with family and friends by phone, text, or email.
• If you or a loved one is feeling overwhelmed, get support 24/7 by calling 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746.
Learn more about stress and coping during the COVID-19 outbreak: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/daily-life-coping/managing-stress-anxiety.html
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a virus (more specifically, a coronavirus) identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China.
Leave it to Bill Nye the Science Guy to share the face-mask PSA the world needs right now in a series of TikTok videos! #sciencerocks #billnye #clarkeready #publichealth
He explained the effectiveness of different face masks using a candle.
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4-H/FFA Shows will be Live each show day. Check back each show day for the link 😀
Q & A
What are some of your favorite things to plant in the garden? #PickaBetterSnackProgram #HealthyChoicesCount
IDPH reports 567 new coronavirus cases, 1 additional death
Iowa Department of Public Health data continues to show an increase in positive coronavirus cases in the state.
Our offices will be closed July 3rd in observance of the 4th of July holiday. We will open back up for normal business hours on July 6th.
During the holidays we all love to gather with family and friends. It is still recommended to practice good hand and respiratory hygiene during these events for everyone's health and safety.
Have a safe and socially distanced 4th of July! #happy4th #clarkestrong
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Q & A 7/2/2020
Did you know there are more than 50 varieties of watermelons grown in the United States? It's a great treat to cool you off on these hot days and is a great source for Vitamins A and C! #PickaBetterSnack
Happy Monday! We will be doing press releases on Tuesdays and then updates with our Facebook Live on Thursdays at 10 am!! Have a great week!
Q & A
While the COVID virus is still active, and transmission remains a matter of serious concern, the Clarke County Board of Supervisors have decided to open the Courthouse to the public on Monday, July 6, 2020. With some limited exceptions, County departments will be available for in-person service during regular business hours, 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday.
See release for more details
Clarke County Hospital – Preparation for Moving Forward in a Pandemic
As the global pandemic of COVID-19 continues to be a concern, we had the opportunity to sit down with Dr. Robert E. Weissinger, DO, Chief Medical Officer at Clarke County Hospital to share informat…
*TIME CHANGE* Facebook live will be at 11:30 am tomorrow due to schedule conflict!!! Thank you!
Clarke County Public Health supports this tough decision made by the Decatur County Board of Health. The safety and health of our community members is the number one priority during this time. Even if someone disagrees with this decision please be kind. #bekind #weareallinthistogether #clarkestrong
There's still time to sign up for the COVID-19 drive thru testing tomorrow. 4-7pm @ the Clarke County Fairgrounds, you don't have to leave your car! MUST pre-register, call 641-342-3724.
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