FAQs about Flu Season

Why should I get vaccinated? Flu, or influenza, is a contagious respiratory illness that can lead to hospitalization and even death. Each year the season is different and the flu can affect people differently. We encourage everyone six months and older to get a flu vaccine Read More »

Properly disposing of pharmaceuticals

Pharmaceutical Disposal Steps for safely disposing of pharmaceuticals at home Scratch out or remove label. Fill vial 2/3 way with water. Then, add absorbent material like kitty litter or used coffee grounds. Close vial. Place into a heavy bag and throw in the trash. 

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Cast your vote through Aug. 31 to help determine the health priorities of Boone County!

The results of the survey and focus groups, as well as other community health data and information from our public health system, have been used to identify the following six priority areas. They are:

Affordable housing Community engagement and inclusion Drugs and alcohol Medical Read More »