Harrison County Health Department

Bethany, Missouri

1st Row: Rhonda Stuart, Tonya Seiter
2nd Row:  Courtney Cross, Sarah Linthacum, Delcena Hamilton, Ryann Rosier, Sharon Miles
3rd Row: Fred Lindsey, Trent Willhite, Charlotte Gregg, Emily Jacobs, Gayle Guess, Autumn Wiley
4th Row:  Alisha Noble, Rose Wright
Not pictured:  Christy Erwin, Colt Bohannon

HEALTH DEPARTMENT RENOVATION UPDATE for March 27th through March 31st

Renovations are in full swing at the health department.  Different phases of the renovations will require us to limit services at the health department to assure the safety of our staff, clients and our construction crew. 

  • Please pay close attention to signage posted at the health department!  Do not enter the construction zone; signs are posted for safety and to direct traffic so pay close attention upon entering and exiting.
  • March 27th through March 31st – There will be no public health/hospice access due to exterior renovations.  Public health services will be limited this week.  Call ahead if you need shots or vital records.  THIS IS WEATHER PENDING – IF IT SNOWS OR RAIN, WE WILL RUN BUSINESS AS USUAL.  We will notify KAAN radio, Farmer’s Bank Community Connection (text), and our Facebook page if the following dates will be postponed due to weather.
    • March 27th – Exterior work to begin
    • March 28th – WIC will continue at the First United Methodist Church
    • March 29th – No nursing services available due to training
    • March 30th – No Open Office Day due to training
    • March 31st – Public Health Open Office Day held at First United Methodist Church

Any questions, please contact the health department at 660-425-6324.

CPR IN SCHOOLS 

The CPR in Schools law will go into effect school year 2017-2018. The goal is very simple - to save lives and to empower Missouri’s youth to be lifesavers by giving them the skills and confidence needed to help. Each day in the United States, approximately 1,000 people suffer cardiac arrest outside the hospital. Schools present an opportunity to teach our youth basic, compressions-only CPR. There are many resources available to schools to help with CPR training. Schools should decide which resources best align with their plan for implementing training. The American Heart Association has placed training kits in a lending library system with the nine Regional Professional Developmental Centers and the seven Area Health Educational Centers throughout Missouri. Schools may contact their local center to learn how to check out kits for training; or for more information, please e-mail Krisca Gould at krisca.gould@heart.org, CPR in Schools Manager. Please click here for more details.
The link to the Harrison County Resource Guide can be found on our website at: page49.html
Please see our new Privacy Act Statement linked below!

Our mission at the Harrison County Health Department is to protect and promote quality of life and health for county residents by developing and implementing programs and systems that provide:  information and education; effective oversight; quality services; and surveillance of diseases and conditions. 

 

Our vision is of healthy Harrison County residents that live in an environment that is safe, supportive, and conducive to a healthy lifestyle.

 

The Harrison County Health Department values a work environment and programs characterized by consistency, honesty, responsiveness and trust.  We are concerned, dedicated professionals who are adaptable in a rapidly changing environment.  Above all, we respect our customers, and maintain for them the highest standards of service.

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