Event - July 2022 Calendar of Events & Blood Pressure Clinics

DATE: Fri, Jul 15 - All Day - Sun, Jul 31

VENUE: Red Willow County Health Department

ADDRESS: McCook, NE  69001

COLLEGE IMMUNIZATIONS

-We are giving Meningitis and catch-up vaccinations to 12th graders that will be going off to college next year; please call to inquire about more information.

SCHOOL IMMUNIZATIONS

-We are offering the state required immunizations for students going into kindergarten and 7th grade. We also can provide catch-up vaccinations for any child and look up immunizations in the state NESIIS system for parents if they would like records.

-RWCHD will be having their 3rd Annual Kindergarten Immunization Backpack Drawing! Any child receiving kindergarten immunizations with us this summer has the chance of winning a bookbag with school supplies.

SHINGLES IMMUNIZATIONS

-Please share with friends and family that it is important to get their shingles vaccination before they turn 65 years of age or Medicare age. Medicare does not cover the vaccine. Individuals are eligible to receive the shingles vaccination at age 50 and older or 18 and older if they have an immunocompromising condition. Most insurance companies cover the vaccine at 100%. The shingles vaccine is a 2-dose series that is separated by 2-6 months apart. Please call for questions.

PNEUMONIA IMMUNIZATION

-RWCHD now carries the new Prevnar 20 for Pneumonia. One dose of Prevnar 20 is recommended if you are 65 years of age. Prevnar 20 is also recommended for 19 years of age and older that have immunocompromising conditions, a CSF leak or cochlear implant, or chronic heart, liver, or lung disease; this includes asthma and cigarette smoking. Please call for more information.

HEPATITIS A & B IMMUNIZATIONS

- Hepatitis is a serious disease caused by a virus that attacks the liver. RWCHD offers Hepatitis A & B immunizations for children and adults. Please call the office for more information or to schedule an appointment.

COVID-19 VACCINATIONS/BOOSTERS

-We have Moderna and Pfizer COVID-19 vaccinations available. We are scheduling appointments for Pfizer on Tuesday and Moderna on Thursday.

-ALL AGES, 12 YRS AND OLDER ARE NOW ELIGIBLE FOR A COVID-19 BOOSTER. WE DO NOT OFFER COVID-19 VACCINE FOR 5-11 YEAR OLDS; HOWEVER, WE CAN REFER YOU TO A PROVIDER.

HEALTH FAIR LABS

-Labs are available every Thursday morning from 8-10 am at health fair prices, by appointment only. CMP PANEL $50, PSA $35, TSH $30, HA1C $25, Vitamin D $55. Cash or check only; a receipt can be provided to be submitted to your insurance.

FOOTCARE

-Susan Ihrig RN provides footcare for our clients. A typical footcare appointment includes a foot soak, nail trim/filing, foot massage, and treatment of minor corns or callouses. Call for an appointment. Please bring your own basin and towel. $30.00 per visit. Susan does visit Kinship Pointe monthly and can see clients there for $35.00 per visit.