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Blood Drive

Posted on November 19, 2014 at 12:52 pm

An American Red Cross blood drive will be held Tuesday, December 2, from 2-6 p.m. and will be sponsored by the Vandalia VFW at the VFW Hall, 100 Gaslight Road.

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  • Health Department to be closed

    Posted on November 19, 2014 at 12:26 pm

    The Audrain County Health Department will be closed Thursday, November 27 and Friday, November 28 for the Thanksgiving holiday.

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  • Tri-County Care Center news

    Posted on November 12, 2014 at 1:13 pm

    Monday, November 3 At 9:45 a.m., the residents from the SCU Unit, East Hall, and West Hall enjoyed the video of “The Dean Martin Comedy Hour” with the assistance of Brooke McPike. At 1:30 p.m., exercises were held with the assistance of Traci Shaw and Brooke McPike. Tuesday, November 4 At 9:45 a.m., the residents enjoyed the Golf Game with a large crowd attending. At 1:30 p.m., a music program

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  • ACHD recognizes Webber

    Posted on November 5, 2014 at 1:16 am


    On October 28, the  Audrain County Health Department (ACHD) presented Webber Pharmacy with a Breastfeeding Friendly Worksite Award (Silver Standard.) Webber Pharmacy recently received a Breastfeeding Friendly Worksite award. There are three standards; Gold, Silver, and Bronze. ACHD’s goal is to help support other worksites in Audrain County to be recognized as being breastfeeding friendly. ACHD is part of the HEAL (Healthy Eating Active Living) program which is sponsored by

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  • SSM-St. Mary’s board meets

    Posted on October 29, 2014 at 12:54 pm

    The Board of Trustees met Thursday, October 23 with Bill Dubbert, Chairman; Sterling Oliver, Vice-Chairman; Gene Thomas, D.O., Treasurer; and Peter Perll, M.D., member. Staff attending were David Neuendorf, President and Renae Rowe, Executive Assistant. Bill Dubbert presented the October trustee inspection report. He reported that he, David Neuendorf, and David Schulte viewed the linear accelerator being installed in the cancer center. Once it is completely installed the machine will

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  • National Health Mart Healthy Living Tour stops in Vandalia Oct. 17

    Posted on October 15, 2014 at 2:54 am

    The National Health Mart Healthy Living Tour will be stopping at Country Market Pharmacy in Vandalia on Friday, October 17 from 9 a.m.-noon to offer free health screenings for risks associated with high blood pressure, diabetes, cholesterol, and obesity to the community. The tour is designed to celebrate local community pharmacists who go above and beyond to serve their communities and is making more than 170 stops across the country

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  • Drug Take Back Program

    Posted on September 24, 2014 at 2:19 pm

    On September 27, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m., the Vandalia Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public its eighth opportunity in three years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs. Bring your pills for disposal to the County Market Pharmacy at 1555 Highway 54 West. The Vandalia Police Department will be present to assist

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