Posts With Keyword ‘Public Health’

Flu Season Winds Down

Posted: Thursday, February 28th, 2013 at 6:21 am

While flu season may not be over, its activity continues to decrease.

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Workplace Assessments Taking Place Across County

Posted: Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013 at 6:23 am

With the help of a grant, Washington County Public Health has been conducting workplace assessments at businesses across the county.

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Bad Start to Flu Season

Posted: Monday, December 17th, 2012 at 6:25 am

Flu season is in full swing in Iowa and is shaping up to be much worse than last year.

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Jefferson County Board Sets Fee for Pistols and Revolvers

Posted: Tuesday, December 21st, 2010 at 6:21 am

Yesterday the Jefferson County Board of Supervisors set a $5 permit fee for anyone who wants to buy a pistol or revolver.

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Washington County Hopes to get $500k for new Health Dept. Building

Posted: Wednesday, December 9th, 2009 at 6:22 am

press play to hear from WEDG Director Ed Raber

Washington County Hopes to get a $500,000 Community Development Block Grant to help pay for a new public health facility.

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Washington County Public Health Offering Flu Shot Clinics

Posted: Tuesday, September 15th, 2009 at 7:38 am

Washington County Public Health is starting offer seasonal flu shot clinics. Administrator Edie Nebel says they’re doing it a little earlier this year due to the H1N1 Virus. She says they hope to have the H1N1 vaccine available by next month. Nebel says her office has been working with local schools to develop plans for both seasonal and H1N1outbreaks. She stresses that H1N1 is not greatly different from seasonal flu, and should be for the most part, treated the same. To see a list of flu shot clinics go to