Join us at Ringgold County Hospital for a Health Fair on Saturday, April 16 from 9:00-noon to celebrate our 65th Anniversary. Meander along Route 65 – the Highway to Health, enjoy free presentations, healthy snacks, a bounce house and train rides for the kids, and a meal from 11:00 a.m. – noon with proceeds going to the Employee Fund Committee.
Stations will include:

  • Hearing Testing/Screenings – Audiological Services, Inc./Dr. Michael Webb
  • Vision Screenings – Family Vision Center/Dr. Joel Weis
  • Developmental Screenings 0-5 yrs – Parents as Teachers
  • Car Seat Safety Checks – Certified Child Passenger Safety Technicians (FREE car seat replacement for qualifying families while supplies last – funded by Child Welfare Decat Project)
  • Rethink Your Drink – MATURA WIC/MCH
  • Blood Typing – LifeServe Blood Center
  • Hazardous Plants & Animals – County Conservation Board
  • Reading Nutrition Labels – Hy-Vee Mt. Ayr
  • K9 Demonstration – Ringgold County Sheriff’s Office
  • Healthy Snacks – Iowa State University Extension Outreach
  • Driving Kindness – HCI Care Services
  • Seniors on the Move – Ringgold Co. Senior Activity Center
  • Wellness Events in Ringgold County – Ringgold Co. Wellness Coalition
  • Explore the Trolley – Southern Iowa Trolley

Ringgold County Hospital will also be offering mini education sessions:

  • Blood Pressure Checks – Mount Ayr Medical Clinic
  • Hand Washing Station – Infection Control & Prevention
  • Seat Belt Safety – Emergency Care Department
  • Senior Insurance – SHIIP Coordinator
  • Vein & Artery Diseases – Surgery Department

Check back for additional information as it becomes available. Organizations interested in being involved in the health fair can return the following form prior to April 1: 2016 Health Fair Form