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Health And Fitness

Benton County Public Health Walk-in Vaccine Clinic Schedule

Vaccines: Moderna and Janssen Where: Virginia Gay Hospital in Vinton When: Monday, November 8 th 9:00am-12:00pm Thursday, November 11th 10:00am-1:00pm Friday November 12th 9:00am-12:00pm Who: Anyone 18 years and older Cost: Free Note: Second dose of Moderna will be due the week of December 6 th - December 10th . Booster doses for Moderna are for people 65+ and people ages 18-64 working in high-risk jobs.

Benton County Public Health Walk-in Vaccine Clinic

Vaccines: Moderna and Janssen Where: Virginia Gay Hospital in Vinton When: Monday, November 1st, 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm Thursday, November 4th, 1:00 pm – 6:00 pmFriday, November 5th, 9:00 am – 2:00 pmWho: Anyone 18 years and older Cost: Free Note: Second dose of Moderna will be due the week of November 29th – December 3rd. Moderna Booster doses for people 65+ and people ages 18-64 working or living in high-risk settings, have underlying medical conditions, or live in long-term care facilities are available.
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Tall Cop says Stop!

We are super excited to be bringing in Jermaine Galloway, aka Tall Cop (Says Stop), virtually to our communities FREE of CHARGE to anyone who wants to attend!  Jermaine is known for his tag line: “You can’t stop what you don’t see” and is regarded as one of America’s top experts in various drug and alcohol trends and has specialized in underage drinking and drug enforcement for more than 15 years.

Words on Wellness November

Below you will find your edition of the November 2021 Words on Wellness newsletter.This edition features:·    The Mixed-Up Plate·    Recipe for Vegetable Frittata·    Food Safety Tips for your Thanksgiving Turkey·    Tai Chi for Health

NEWS Newsletter - November 2021

Below you will find the November NEWS (Nutrition Education with Seniors) newsletter.This edition features:·     Fiber: Soluble vs Insoluble·     Canned Sweet Potatoes·     Spot Food Spoilage to Stay Safe·     Check Your Temps!·   
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Benton County Public Health Walk-in Vaccine Clinic

Vaccines: Moderna and JanssenWhere: Virginia Gay Hospital in VintonWhen: Monday, October 25th 12:00pm - 5:00pm Tuesday, October 26th 8:00am - 2:00pm Thursday, October 28th 1:00pm - 6:00pmWho: Anyone 18 years and olderCost: FreeNote: Second dose of Moderna will be due the week of November 22nd - November 26th. With proper approval from CDC and Iowa Department of Public Health, booster doses for Moderna will begin this week for people 65+ and people ages 18-64 working in high-risk jobs.

Benton County Public Health Walk-in Vaccine Clinic

Where: Virginia Gay Hospital in VintonWhen: Tuesday, October 19th 10:00am - 12:00pm (Moderna and J&J)Thursday, October 21st 2:00pm 6:00pm (Moderna and J&J)Friday, October 22nd 11:00am - 3:00pm(Pfizer)Cost: FreeNote: Must be able to return week of November 15th - November 19th for second vaccine.Questions: Please contact our office at 319-47

DEA Warns of Drug Dangers, ASAC Works to Combat Overdoses

A Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Public Safety Alert has been released warning Americans of the increased availability of fake prescription pills containing fentanyl and methamphetamine.DEA has seized fake pills in every U.S. state in large quantities, where these pills are killing unsuspecting individuals at an unprecedented rate. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 93,000 people died of a drug overdose in the United States last year.
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Healthy connections highlighted at wellness fair event

The Benton County Community Health & Wellness Fair provided a comprehensive look at a remarkable number of resources readily available to residents throughout Benton County. The annual event was held for the seventh time on Saturday, October 9, using Vinton-Shellsburg High School as its venue. Over 40 exhibitors were on hand to promote a wide range of health, wellness, and community services to residents.

ImpactLife Blood Drive in Shellsburg October 27, 2:30-5:30 p.m

The Shellsburg Lions will be hosting the next blood drive on October 27 from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Legion Hall, located at 114 Main St. SW. MASKS AND APPOINTMENTS ARE REQUIRED. To schedule, please call Ed Shaeffer at 319-389-2682 or email eshaeff@gmail.com and he can get you assigned a time.
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