Wellness Challenge

Winner of Green Hills Wellness Challenge Maintenance Prize announced

The winner of the Green Hills Wellness Challenge’s Maintenance Prize has been announced. Grundy County Health Department Health Educator Abby Oberman says Nina Moulin won the $300 prize for maintaining a 13.77% weight-loss from the start of last year’s Wellness Challenge. The maintenance prize is awarded to the individual who maintains the highest amount of […]

Wellness Challenge

Approximately 140 sign up for Green Hills Wellness Challenge

About 140 individuals signed up for this year’s Green Hills Wellness Challenge. Participants weighed in at the Grundy County Health Department and the Ketcham Community Center in Trenton Friday and Tuesday. Weigh-ins were delayed due to the health department and the Ketcham Center being closed for inclement weather Thursday and in observance of Martin Luther […]

Flu Season Ahead

Grundy County Health Department to hold flu shot clinic for college students

The Grundy County Health Department will hold a flu shot clinic for college students next week. Local students who have been away at college or have a day off from school can get a flu shot at the health department office Tuesday afternoon from 1 to 4 o’clock. Elizabeth Gibson with the health department says […]

City of Trenton Website

City Administrator reports Trenton food service locations water has been tested

More results from tests to monitor the water quality in Trenton have been received. City Administrator/Utility Director Ron Urton reports the results show all Trenton food service locations with in-house preparation facilities are below the Environmental Protection Agency’s action level for lead in the drinking water, which is 15 parts per billion. The Grundy County […]

Green Hills Recreation Association

Green Hills Recreation Association to distribute applications for youth basketball league

The Green Hills Recreation Association will distribute registration forms for its youth recreation basketball league to area schools this week. The league is open to children from age four to sixth grade and consists of boys and girls teams from the communities in the Green Hills region. Boys and girls residing in Grundy County will […]

Medicaid

Meeting to discuss Medicaid Services to be held in Trenton

A meeting to discuss the newly implemented center for Medicaid services will be held at the Grundy County Health Department in Trenton next month. The meeting will be held October 12th from 11 o’clock in the morning to 1 o’clock in the afternoon. Grundy County Emergency Management Director Glen Briggs encourages representatives from long-term care […]

Breast Cancer DNA and Pink Ribbon

Mercer County Health Department to hold Breast Cancer Awareness Luncheon

The Mercer County Health Department will hold a Breast Cancer Awareness Luncheon next month. The lunch will be served at Country Rentals in Princeton October 11th from noon to 1 o’clock and those attending will receive a free T-shirt. The fee for the luncheon is $10.00 and those interested should RSVP by calling 660-748-3630. The […]

Immunization needle

Grundy County Health Department accepting appointments for those needing immunizations for school

Immunization appointments are still available at the Grundy County Health Department in Trenton. School immunization requirements primarily affect three age groups. Students entering kindergarten must receive a booster series. Students entering eighth grade need tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis booster as well as a meningococcal vaccination. Students entering 12th grade need a meningococcal vaccination. Appointments can […]

Eclipse

Glasses for watching upcoming eclipse available at Grundy County Health Department

For those wishing to watch the upcoming eclipse in August, the Grundy County Health Department in Trenton has a limited number of eclipse glasses available. The glasses will be provided for free to Grundy County residents on a first-come, first-served basis. Residents can stop by the health department for a pair of eclipse glasses and […]

Grundy County Health Department

123 students take part in Grundy County Health Fair

One hundred twenty-three students received health screenings at the Grundy County School Health Fair at the First Christian Church in Trenton Tuesday. The students also received free school supplies. The health fair featured educational displays by North Central Missouri College Nursing Program students and community partners that provide services to children and families. The Missouri […]

Local Emergency Planning Committee

Local Emergency Planning Committee to hold public meeting

The Grundy County Local Emergency Planning Committee will hold a public meeting July 12. The meeting will be at the Grundy County Health Department in Trenton in the north board meeting room. The tentative agenda for the Emergency Management Agency/All Hazards Meeting portion includes a shelter coordinator, solar eclipse planning for the Eclipse August 21, […]