Caldwell County Health Department

Caldwell County Health Department to host Community Fall Baby Shower

The Caldwell County Health Department will hold a Community Fall Baby Shower for expecting mothers and those with babies up to six months old. The event will be at the health department of Kingston on November 4th from 1 to 3 p.m. There will be an infant-friendly cooking demonstration, education on breastfeeding, car seat installation, […]

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Child Passenger Safety Week is September 15 through 21

The Missouri State Highway Patrol joins the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the National Safety Council, Safe Kids Worldwide, and other safety advocates to commemorate National Child Passenger Safety Week which is September 15-21, 2021. The primary goal of this program is to remind all parents and other adults responsible for children traveling in motor […]

Fatal Crash

6-year-old girl dies, four seriously injured when car runs off road and ends up in brush pile

A six-year-old Excelsior Springs girl was killed, and four other people received serious injuries when a car went off a road in Excelsior Springs, hit a parked truck, and eventually came to rest in a brush pile. The six-year girl was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the car, 24-year old Brandon Holder […]

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Groups connect Missouri youth in foster care with life and work skills

Community partnerships in Missouri are working to help young people, either in or aging out of foster care, connect with the resources they need to start their independent lives, and the pandemic has brought added financial hardship for many. DeWayne Bright, Sr., youth advocate for the Local Investment Commission (LINC) in Kansas City, works with […]

Life Options Green Hills Pregnancy + Health Center

Life Options Green Hills Pregnancy and Health Center announces new Director of Education

The Life Options Green Hills Pregnancy and Health Center of Trenton announces a new Director of Education. Gail Bryan oversees and develops all of the education programs Life Options provides. She grew up in Liberty and has lived in the Green Hills area since 2014. Bryan says one of the goals of Life Options is […]

Life Options Green Hills Pregnancy + Health Center

Life Options Green Hills Pregnancy + Health Center officially opens for services on July 6th

Life Options Green Hills Pregnancy + Health Center will officially open for services on Monday, July 6, 2020, at 1433 Lulu Street in Trenton, Missouri. Life Options Green Hills is a pregnancy medical center that will serve clients throughout the Green Hills area. As a pregnancy medical center, Life Options will meet the needs of individuals, […]

Grundy County Health Department Website

Grundy County Health Department to hold car seat checks

September is Child Passenger Safety Month. On Tuesday, September 17 from 2:00-4:00 pm the Child Passenger Safety Technicians of the Grundy County Health Department will be hosting a Car Seat Check Event. This event is to help parents or anyone who will be transporting a child come and have their seat inspected to make sure […]

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Stay cool, stay hydrated and stay informed during hot weather

The heat and humidity of Missouri can affect everyone but can be especially dangerous to small children, the elderly and the chronically ill.  Currently, northern Missouri is under an Excessive Heat Warning until Saturday evening with temperatures expected to climb into the upper 90s, and heat indexes as high as 115 degrees. A break in […]

Grundy County Health Department Website

Grundy County Health Department Announces Events in May and June

The Grundy County Health Department of Trenton plans to hold several events in May and June. One of the events is a barbecue for Public Health Month in the health department’s back parking lot Friday, April 26th from 11:30 to 1:30. Health Educator Abby Oberman says Hy-Vee will grill meat during the event. The barbecue […]

Free Car Seat Check

Child car seat checks to be held in Trenton September 27, 2018

Certified Child Passenger Safety technicians will assist parents and caregivers on proper car seat installation and usage at a car seat check in Trenton next week. Parents and caregivers can bring their vehicle and car seat they would like checked or installed to the free event at the Grundy County Health Department the afternoon of […]

Rollover Accident

Crash near Chillicothe injures infant and teenager when pickup overturns

The Highway Patrol reports a teen and an infant sustained minor injuries when the pickup truck they were passengers in overturned four miles west of Chillicothe Wednesday afternoon. The Patrol reports 19-year-old William Simpson of Chillicothe drove south on Route Y when he failed to negotiate a left curve, and the pickup ran off the […]