Hepatitis A Immunizations Increase in Holmes County

Hepatitis A Immunizations Increase in Holmes County By: Raquel Miller, Public Health Nurse                                   June 1, 2022 Hepatitis A is a highly contagious liver infection caused by the hepatitis A virus. Hepatitis A virus is one of several types of hepatitis viruses that cause inflammation and affect your liver’s ability to function. Symptoms can include fatigue,…

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Preventing Obesity in Holmes County

Preventing Obesity in Holmes County   Written by: Abbigail Benton, Holmes County General Health District Health Educator March 2022   More than half (57%) of residents in Holmes County suffer from being either overweight or obese, according to Holmes County General Health District’s (HCGHD) 2020 Community Health Assessment (CHA). The 2017 CHA results shows that…

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2022 Immunization Outreach Clinics

Holmes County General Health District will be resuming outreach immunization clinics beginning on June 1, 2021. Our schedule will include clinics at: St. John’s Lutheran Church in Mt Hope every 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month, Walnut Creek Mennonite Church in Walnut Creek every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month, Oasis Youth Center…

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2020 Community Health Assessment

Preliminary findings for the 2020 Holmes County Community Health Needs Assessment are now available! We would love to hear your thoughts on these results and suggestions for how the Health Department and other Holmes County partners can improve the health and quality of life for all Holmes County residents.  Click here to take a brief…

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