Communicable Disease

  • Spring Break & Zika Virus (3/20/2017) - Is Spring Break on your mind? Are you, members of your family, or anyone else you know traveling to the tropics?  Zika virus is mostly spread through mosquito bites, but it can also be spread through sex.  To protect yourself … Continue reading
  • Press Release:Mumps Virus Affecting Lincoln County (3/20/2017) - PRESS RELEASE For immediate release: 12/22/2016 Contact: Mende Kemper Lincoln County Health Department Phone: 636-528-6117 x 411 Subject: Mumps Virus Affecting Lincoln County Mumps Virus Affecting Lincoln County As of Thursday, December 22, 2016, mumps virus has been confirmed in … Continue reading

Dental

  • LCHD Dental Clinic Announces New Volunteer (2/26/2015) - In November 2013, the Lincoln County Health Department began providing dental services to uninsured adult residents of Lincoln County. Since this time, retaining a volunteer dentist to provide these needed services has been challenging. Fortunately, with the help of local … Continue reading

Emergency Planning

  • How to Help After Natural Disasters (9/11/2017) - Are you interested in helping the victims of recent natural disasters, such as Hurricane Harvey or Hurricane Irma? Please consider sending money, instead of items. According to a recent report from CBS news, large amounts of items such as clothing … Continue reading
  • Solar Eclipse August 21, 2017 (8/14/2017) - Millions of people will be outside on August 21, 2017 to watch this year’s total solar eclipse which will last for approximately 90 minutes. If you are planning to view the solar eclipse on August 21st, be sure to wear … Continue reading
  • What To Do After Flooding (5/3/2017) - Flood Clean Up Food Safety After Flood Returning After a Flood Safe Drinking Water After a Flood WATER Water from flooded or damaged private water wells should be considered unsafe until tested Do not use contaminated water, especially for infants … Continue reading
  • Severe Weather Week – March 1 – 7, 2015 (3/2/2015) - Tornado Sirens What should I do when I hear the sirens? When you hear tornado sirens, go inside and tune to local media to get more information.   Why can’t I hear the sirens in my house? Sirens are an … Continue reading

Environmental

  • NEW FOODKEEPER APP FROM USDA (5/1/2015) - Download this new free app (Android and iPhone) from USDA at: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/portal/fsis/newsroom/meetings/feeds-and-subscriptions/apps Developed by the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service, with Cornell University and the Food Marketing Institute, this new application informs users on how to store food and … Continue reading

Home Visits

Immunizations

  • Free Flu Clinic (10/13/2017) - Lincoln County Health Department 5 Health Department Drive Troy, MO 63379 Public Service Announcement October 12, 2017 Contact: Immunization Department Phone: 626-528-6117   Health Department Influenza Clinic Date Set The Lincoln County Health Department will hold a flu clinic on … Continue reading
  • National Infant Immunization Week- “Bee Wise-Immunize” (4/21/2015) - April 18-25, 2015 is National Infant Immunization Week. Immunizations are an extremely important part of keeping your baby healthy. For more information see the attached form.
  • Measles (3/18/2015) - Measles is a highly contagious disease. It can be serious for young children. Protect your child by making sure he or she is up to date on vaccinations, including before traveling abroad. Getting vaccinated is the best way to prevent … Continue reading

Maternal Child Health

  • 2017 Critter Camp (5/12/2017) - It’s time for Critter Camp! This year, Critter Camp will take place on July 31st through August 4th 2017 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.  Please click here for the application. Please call the Lincoln County Health Department at (636) … Continue reading
  • Child Safety Forum (2/2/2017) - Do you have questions about child safety? Please submit your questions here to have them answered on our website FAQ: Motor Vehicle Safety Q: How long should my child be in a rear-facing car seat? A: Current recommendations state that … Continue reading
  • Critter Camp (5/29/2015) - It’s that time again! Critter Camp is just around the corner. This year Critter Camp will be from July 20-24 from 9am-3pm. Parent night will be July 24th at 6:30pm at Cuirvre River State Park. This year we have added … Continue reading

WIC

  • Lincoln County Resource Guide (7/6/2017) - Lincoln County Resource Guide The Lincoln County Health Department is happy to release the most updated version of our Lincoln County Resource Guide. This guide lists many resources that can be found in Lincoln County, including: counseling, disability services, housing … Continue reading

Additional Public Health Topics

  • Heart Disease (12/15/2014) - Every 34 seconds someone in the United States has a heart attack. Since 1921, heart disease has been the leading cause of death of all Americans regardless of race and gender. By focusing on our society and their potential impact … Continue reading