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Solar Eclipse Eye Safety
17 Aug 2017 13:39Solar Eclipse Eye Safety

With the upcoming eclipse on August 21, 2017, eye safety is critical when viewing the eclipse as it occurs. Outside of totality, the only safe way to safely look directly at the sun, during an eclipse or at any other time is through special-purpose solar filters. These solar filters are used in "eclipse glasses" or in hand-held solar viewers. They must meet a very specific worldwide standard  [ ... ]

Offices Closed
14 Aug 2017 20:45Offices Closed

 The Jefferson County Health Department will be closed on August 21, 2017 due to the eclipse. Our offices will reopen on Tuesday August, 22, 2017 at our  regulartly scheduled time.

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Birth and Death Certificates

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Birth and Death Certificates Located at either the Arnold or Hillsboro office VITAL…

About The Health Department

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To see a summary of what services Health Department offers view our Brochure. Both…

News Releases/Health Advisories

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Press Releases and News Advisories from Jefferson County Health Department appear below.…

Nursing Services

Influenza Composition

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Influenza Vaccine Composition for the 2015–16 Season For 2015–16, U.S.-licensed trivalent…

Sexually Transmitted Diseases

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If you just want to be checked or worried about exposure to Chlamydia or gonorrhea you…

Tuberculosis

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Tuberculosis (PPD) Testing is available at both office locations. An appointment is…

Communicable Disease

Seasonal Influenza

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The Jefferson County Health Department conducts influenza surveillance each season to…

Diseases in the News

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Ebola Virus Disease With the coverage of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in the news, there has…

Current Outbreak List

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Are you interested in what illness outbreaks are being investigated nationally? The…

Health Education

County Health Rankings

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Jefferson County Ranks 44th out of 115 Researchers released the results of a study that…

Want to Quit?

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The Jefferson County Health Department is ready to help if you are ready to stop using…

Nutrition Counseling

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While you already know it is important to eat a healthy diet, you may find it more…

Environmental Services

Farmers Markets

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The Jefferson County Health Department recognizes that the direct marketing of…

Food Permit Requirements and Application

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If you intend to serve or sell food to the public you may need a food and beverage…

Food Inspections Online

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Jefferson County Food Service Inspections are available online.

Emergency Preparedness

Flood Disaster Resources and Information

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Tetanus Tetanus is different from other vaccine-preventable diseases because it does not…

Prepare Yourself: Be Ready in 3

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Prepare Yourself: Learn More About Ready in 3 Emergencies could happen at any moment.…

Earthquake Safety

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Earthquake Safety Due to our proximity to the New Madrid and Wabash Valley Seismic Zones,…

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