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Lincoln County Health Department releases October inspection results

 Posted on December 4, 2014 at 10:43 am

The Lincoln County Health Department has released the results of its October 2014 inspections. Two of Elsberry’s businesses and eateries received the attention of the health department last month. These included the Elsberry Nutrition Center and H.L. Purdin High School, both of which were inspected on Oct. 23. The Lincoln County Health Department inspects each food establishment at least once every six months and more often if warranted. At each

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     Posted on October 11, 2014 at 1:10 pm

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