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Jerry Callahan

Medicare Part D Open Enrollment begins this week; Callahan says it is important for patients to be informed

 Posted on October 16, 2014 at 10:46 am

Open enrollment for Medicare Part D will begin on Oct. 15 and run through Dec. 7 this year. Medicare Part D is a government program that subsidizes the costs of prescription drugs and prescription drug premiums for Medicare beneficiaries in the United States. The program was enacted in 2003 and went into effect on Jan. 1, 2006. Open enrollment for Medicare Part D occurs every year but a lot of

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  • Lincoln County Health Department releases September inspection results

     Posted on October 11, 2014 at 1:10 pm

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    The Lincoln County Health Department has released the results of its October inspections. Several of Elsberry’s businesses and eateries received the attention of the health department last month. These included Sun Valley Golf Course, B&B Auction Service, Senate Theatre, Family Dollar #10954, Lincoln County Old Threshers-Barb’s Catering, Lincoln County Old Threshers-Elsberry FFA, Lincoln County Old Threshers-Graham’s Lemonade, Lincoln County Old Threshers-HT Farms, Lincoln County Old Threshers-Lake St. Louis Commissary, Lincoln

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  • L.C. Health Department August Calendar of Events

     Posted on August 1, 2014 at 9:13 am

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    Aug. 1 – WIC Clinic Aug. 4 – Immunization Clinic, WIC Clinic, Mammography Van 9am – 2pm Call 800-870-5731 for an appointment Aug. 5 – WIC Clinic Aug. 6 – Immunization Clinic, WIC Clinic, Children’s Dental Clinic, Silex Blood Pressure Clinic 11-12 Aug. 7 – WIC Clinic, Children’s Dental Clinic Aug. 8 – Children’s Dental Clinic, Red Cross Blood Drive 2 – 8 pm Aug. 11 – Immunization Clinic, Walk-In

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  • Is Elsberry ready for a gym?

     Posted on July 10, 2014 at 9:00 am

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    It’s often said that we live in a gym culture, one in which most everyone is worried about getting enough of the right kind of exercise, whether it’s to develop the thick chest and big arms of a bodybuilder or to create the lean and athletic look that comes from cardiovascular and flexibility training. In short, Americans seem obsessed with how they look and the gym is a big part

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  • Lincoln County Health Department calendar of events – July 2014

     Posted on July 3, 2014 at 10:33 am

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    July 1 – WIC Clinic, Children’s Dental Clinic July 2 – Immunization Clinic, Silex Blood Pressure Clinic 11 am – 12 pm July 3 – Children’s Dental Clinic July 4 – OFFICE CLOSED IN OBSERVANCE OF 4TH OF JULY July 7 – Immunization Clinic July 8 – WIC Clinic, Children’s Dental Clinic July 9 – Immunization Clinic, WIC Clinic, COAD Meeting 9:30 am, Emergency Services Task Force Meeting 10 am,

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  • Lincoln County Health Department June 2014 Calendar of Events

     Posted on June 5, 2014 at 8:40 am

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    June 2 – Immunization Clinic June 3 – WIC Clinic, Walk-In Immunization Clinic 9:00 am – 4:00 pm June 4 – Immunization Clinic, WIC Clinic, Silex Blood Pressure Clinic 11 am – 12 pm June 5 – WIC Clinic, Children’s Dental Clinic June 6 – WIC Clinic June 9 – Immunization Clinic, WIC Clinic June 10 – WIC Clinic, Walk-In Immunization Clinic 9:00 am – 4:00 pm June 11 –

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  • Ticks will be out in greater numbers in 2014

     Posted on May 30, 2014 at 1:17 pm

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    Anyone who has spent any time at all outdoors this spring knows that the ticks are already out in full force. Most people were probably hoping that the long and harsh winter would prevent ticks and other bugs from being so bad this year. It turns out the reverse is actually true. According to a report put out by Integrated Pest Management [IPM] Services, the ticks overwintered in the soil

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