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ACHD announces Immunization Week

Posted on April 15, 2015 at 1:27 pm

In conjunction with National Infant Immunization Week, April 18-25, the Audrain County Health Department encourages Missourians to take time to contact their health care provider to ensure children and family members are adequately immunized. This observation is held annually to highlight the importance of protecting children two years and younger from vaccine-preventable diseases. The Audrain County Health Department provides immunizations for children and adults needing specific immunizations. Clinics are held

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  • Menefee accepts director position

    Posted on April 8, 2015 at 1:43 pm

    Kim Menefee has accepted the position as the new Director of Audrain Clinic Operations for the Audrain Medical Group. Menefee’s transition to the new role, will coincide with Jan Zimmerman’s retirement at the beginning of June. Menefee will assist with the implementation of Epic Ambulatory across the Audrain-based clinics and will help maintain an integrative  focus on best practices across our primary care clinics. Menefee has served as the regional

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  • Health Inspections

    Posted on April 8, 2015 at 1:42 pm

    The Audrain County Health Department (ACHD) completed the Food Establishment Report for March 2015. Those food establishments receiving a score of 100 on their March inspections were St. Brendan’s Catholic School, Missouri Military Academy, Sunny Dale Academy, Audrain County Jail Food Service, Casey’s (Laddonia), Andrea C, Pig Up and Go, Fast Lane (Laddonia), Spare Time Bowl and Grill, County Market (Vandalia), Cinema III, and Hard Ride Bakery and Saloon (Laddonia).

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  • Neuendorf retires

    Posted on April 1, 2015 at 12:41 pm

    After 20 years of service, David Neuendorf announced today he will retire from his position as president of SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital – Audrain on April 24, 2015. Under Dave’s leadership, the hospital and medical clinic network have grown along with the community. Thanks to his collaborative approach, he was able to balance community and hospital needs while prioritizing and expanding much-needed health care services in Mexico and surrounding

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  • ACHD to celebrate Public Health Week

    Posted on March 25, 2015 at 8:38 am

    The Audrain County Health Department (ACHD) will celebrate Public Health Week April 6-12. Missouri’s theme this year is, “Public Health. Better Health.  Better Missouri” and has a focus of “Good personal health is connected to good public health. Each individual has an impact on the health of the nation. We continue to achieve our goal as the healthiest nation in one generation.” There will be an Open House held at

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  • ACHD presents WERDCC with award

    Posted on March 18, 2015 at 3:40 pm

    The Audrain County Health Department (ACHD) presented The Women’s Eastern Reception, Diagnostic, and Correctional Center with a Breastfeeding Friendly Worksite Award (Gold Standard). 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 the Department of Health and Senior

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  • Blood Drive set for April 7 at Tri-County

    Posted on March 11, 2015 at 8:36 am

    Tri-County Care Center (TCCC) will host an American Red Cross Blood Drive at 1-6 p.m. on Tuesday, April 7, in their Activity Hall. TCCC is located at 601 N. Galloway in Vandalia. For an appointment, visit, using the Sponsor Keyword TriCountyCare.

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