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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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  • Audrain County Health Dept. inspections

    Posted on March 4, 2015 at 8:25 am

    The Audrain County Health Department (ACHD) completed the Food Establishment Report in February. The results are as follows: Abel’s Quick Stop, on Monroe Street, received an inspection score of 100 and had one critical violation which was corrected on the spot was for a “misbranded label.” Abel’s Quick Stop, on Clark Street, received an inspection  score of 100 and had one critical violation which was corrected on the spot for

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  • Health Department to close February 16

    Posted on February 11, 2015 at 8:40 am

    The Audrain County Health Department will be closed Monday, February 16, for President’s Day.

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  • Health Inspections

    Posted on February 4, 2015 at 8:42 am

    The Audrain County Health Department (ACHD) reported the scores received after January inspections were completed in  food establishments of Audrain County. There were no critical violations found. The following businesses received an inspection score of 100: Xpress Mart, Xpress Mart 2, Dollar General (Clark St.), China King (pre-opening), L.M. Gourmet Coffee, Audrain Handicap Services Locations of Harvey House, Breckinridge Heights, and the Developmental Center, Dollar General (Monroe St.), Pizza Hut

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  • Kevin Lowrance resigns as administrator for ACHD

    Posted on February 4, 2015 at 8:28 am

    Kevin Lowrance

    In 2013, the then Audrain City-County Health Unit (ACCHU) started a new era as the Audrain County Health Department. Later in the same year, the ACHD moved to its new location on S. Elmwood in Mexico. Two years later, the administrator that helped usher in the big changes has resigned. Faye Fairchild, Chairperson for the Audrain County Board of Health, has confirmed that longtime ACHD administrator Kevin Lowrance submitted his

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