Event - Red Willow County Health Department - February 2023 Calendar of Events & Blood Pressure Calendar

DATE: Fri, Jan 20 - All Day - Tue, Feb 28

ADDRESS: 508 East 1st Street McCook, NE  69001


-It’s not too late to get a flu immunization! We recommend that everyone gets a flu vaccination, so call the office to schedule yours today.



-Labs are usually available on every Thursday morning from 8:00-10:00 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.

-Spring Health Fair will be held March 21st, 22nd, 23rd, 28th, & 30th from 7:30-10:00 am.



-Please share with friends and family that it is important to get their shingles vaccination. Medicare Part D as of January 1, 2023, covers any ACIP recommended vaccine, including shingles. 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.



-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 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.



-We have Moderna and Pfizer COVID-19 primary vaccinations available. We also have the new updated COVID-19 booster available. The updated booster can be given 2 months after primary doses or last booster was given. We are scheduling appointments for Pfizer on Tuesday and Moderna on Thursday. WE DO NOT OFFER COVID-19 VACCINE TO CHILDREN FOR MODERNA AND 11 AND YOUNGER YEARS OLD FOR PFIZER; HOWEVER, WE CAN REFER YOU TO A PROVIDER.



-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.