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The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services reported seven school closures due to flu throughout the state as of Feb. 3. St. Michael the Archangel, a Catholic school in Leawood, closed earlier this month and Barbara Mitchell, a spokeswoman for the Johnson County Health Department, said flu ...
The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (MDHSS) reports more than 8,000 flu cases have been reported in southwest Missouri. It is the third most affected region of five total regions in Missouri; the northwest and eastern regions have higher rates. The Lawrence County Health Department is ...

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) is looking for organizations throughout the state to help feed thousands of children who would otherwise go without meals during the summer months when school is not in session. The Summer Food Service Program reimburses ...
The number of lab-positive flu cases in Missouri has jumped by 1,300 from the previous week. According to the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, the state's season total has reached more than 66,000 cases with the influenza A strain continuing to far outweigh the others. Influenza A is a ...
Dr. Randall Williams, director of the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS), a physician with 30 years of experience in obstetrics and gynecology, notes the importance of heart health in mothers. "I strongly encourage people to see heart health as an integral part of pregnancy-related ...
The program, in its ninth year locally, is funded by the USDA and administered by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. "We are going to grow the program and it's going to get bigger and better," McCrory noted. "Open Door, they are moving in a different direction and part of our passion is ...

According to Kids Count Data Center, which uses the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services as its source, Missouri's teen pregnancy rate for girls ages 15 to 19 fell from 44 pregnancies per 1,000 in 2006 to 25 in 2015. In Buchanan County, it fell from 54 to 37.7 in the same time span. McChristy ...
... potential for exponential expansion in CenterPointe's capabilities for treating addiction and substance abuse. Non-heroin opioid deaths in Missouri have risen from just over 90 in the first quarter of 2013 to 160 in the first quarter of 2017, according to the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services.
More than 50,000 cases of influenza have been reported to the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services this flu season, making Missouri one of the hardest-hit states in the country. The cases have more than quadrupled, with roughly a 450 percent increase compared with this time last year.
A link between the two cases has not been established, according to a spokeswoman for the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. Anyone who ate at the restaurants between those dates should watch for symptoms and talk to their doctor about a possible exposure. Symptoms of hepatitis A ...
As Missouri enters another year without a full-fledged prescription drug monitoring program, health officials are pursuing other avenues for fighting the public health crisis sparked by addictive prescription painkillers known as opioids. At the top of the list for the state's chief doctor -- increasing the number of ...
The Missouri health department violated the state's Sunshine Law by not releasing lab results from liquid confiscated at a protest in downtown St. Louis last September, according to a lawsuit filed Tuesday. In an Oct. 5 tweet, St. Louis County police said the liquid alleged to be thrown at police was likely ...
The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services issued its Show-Me 5 Award to the Cox South and Cox Branson hospitals. The CoxHealth facilities are among 13 selected statewide based on maternity care practices after birth that support successful breastfeeding. Law Super Lawyers named four ...
The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services has classified the influenza activity in Missouri as having been widespread since early December. Fever, headache, body ache, cough and weakness are among the most common symptoms of the flu, along with respiratory issues. Livingston County ...
The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services recently announced that 19 Missouri public water systems -- including Nixa Water District -- have been awarded a Water Fluoridation Quality Award from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Fluoridation is the adjustment of fluoride ...
According to the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, as of Jan. 6 there have been 30,932 laboratory-confirmed cases of influenza reported in Missouri so far this flu season, compared to 4,151 at the same time last year. Boonville R-1 school District closed Friday due to a high number of staff ...
Data from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services showed there were only a few counties in the state that didn't have new confirmed cases during the week of Jan. 1. The CDC said this flu season has or is about to reach its peak for the number of cases, but it will take a couple of months ...

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services recently announced a number of Missouri public water systems had received Water Fluoridation Quality Awards for 2016 from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), including one local municipality. The Park Hills Public Water ...
flu cases continue to spike in Missouri as cold weather continues to sweep across the state. There had been 30,932 influenza cases reported statewide as of Jan. 6, according to the latest numbers from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. Last year around the same time, there had only ...
According to the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Missouri's fall injuries are 31 percent higher than the national average. It states it's also the leading cause in injury deaths in people 65 and older. Kathy Armitage, an active lifestyle program director at the Platte County Community Center, ...
The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services reports that flu is now widespread throughout the state, with almost 31,000 suspected cases since the season began. The Kansas City area is experiencing its worst early flu season since 2014-2015, while the St. Louis area and the southeast side of ...
There were 2,480 cases reported in 2016, according to data reported to the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. In Johnson County, there was a nearly 100 percent increase in reported cases in 2017 than the average of the four preceding years. Almost 500 cases were reported in 2017, ...
Yesterday morning, several of those requests were filled as staff from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services' (DHSS) Bureau of Vital Records gave out certificates at an event in Jefferson City. Known as "Breaking the Seal," the event was attended by adoptees, members of the public and ...
Yesterday morning, several of those requests were filled as staff from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services' (DHSS) Bureau of Vital Records gave out certificates at an event in Jefferson City. Known as "Breaking the Seal," the event was attended by adoptees, members of the public and ...
Scammers are using federal and state health agency phone numbers to try to extract personal and financial information from people over the phone, according to an alert from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. The calls generally come from the 202 area code of Washington D.C. and ...
... AgriServices of Brunswick, Missouri Forest Products Association, honey Creek Media, Association of Missouri Electrical Cooperatives (AMEC), LAD Foundation, USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Wildlife Services, Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, USDA Forest Service ...
... copy of an original birth certificate, birth parent contact preference and medical history forms can be obtained at the BVR office in Jefferson City, requested via phone or found on the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services website at health.mo.gov/data/vitalrecords/adopteerightsact.php.
According to a 2017 report by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, 99 of 115 Missouri counties don't have enough physicians, with 86 percent of the state classified as health profession shortage areas. Michelle Kenney has many different skills. As a native Missourian raised on a farm ...
Kerri Tesreau, the acting director of the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services' Division of Community and public health, said that in terms of laboratory-confirmed cases of flu, Missouri's numbers are similar to what's being recorded nationally. "It is up from last year, but it is still not to the level ...
Missouri has seven times the number of confirmed flu cases compared to this time last year. But health officials say it's too early to say if the flu shot is less effective this year or if the flu season peaked earlier. According to the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, as of Jan. 6 there have been ...
For over a hundred years, the lifespan of the American people has increased in what Randall Williams, director of the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, described as "a triumph of public health." But for the first time since the 1960s, the country's life expectancy has decreased for the ...
But this year, all indications are that we are seeing more flu earlier in the year and we anticipate more cases," said Dr. Randall Williams, director of the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. "Now is the time to get your flu shot if you haven't already. The flu shot combined with proper hand ...
The Saline County Health Department WIC Program has announced that a contract to continue to provide WIC services for federal fiscal year 2018 has been signed with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. women, infants and children (WIC) is a special supplemental nutrition program ...
But this year, all indications are that we are seeing more flu earlier in the year and we anticipate more cases," said Randall Williams, director of the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. The Columbia/Boone County Department of public health and Human Services said Boone County has ...
... available free from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services at https://health.mo.gov/living/environment/radon/testkit.php or can ...
The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services rabies alert that was placed on Dent County on July 27 has been lifted effective Nov.
The law instructs the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to contract with a third-party developer to design and build the registry.
The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services -- the local CMS survey agency -- conducted a follow-up investigation to determine ...
According to the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, between 2012 and 2016, 104 Franklin County residents died as a result ...
... a contract to continue providing WIC services for federal fiscal year 2018 signed with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services.
A pair of researchers from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services tested 65 stone-cold sober individuals in three groups, using ...
... the test," study author Brian Lutmer from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services Breath Alcohol Program told Gizmodo.
The Columbia Daily Tribune reports that the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services has recorded 733 opioid overdose deaths ...
(Jefferson City, MO) -- The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services reports 733 opioid overdose deaths in the state through the end ...
The Columbia Daily Tribune reports that the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services has recorded 733 opioid overdose deaths ...
The Columbia Daily Tribune reports that the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services has recorded 733 opioid overdose deaths ...
Randall Williams, director of the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, said on Nov. 9 said that once the contract is finalized by ...
Goddard said he's spoken with the director of the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services and that the department plans to work ...
Teel uses one of two programs the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services offers to people who are elderly, or have a disability, ...
The Columbia Daily Tribune reports that the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services has recorded 733 opioid overdose deaths ...


 

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