Martin County Health Department http://martincountyhealth.org/blog News & Events Blog Wed, 07 Dec 2011 14:15:27 +0000 en hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.1 Job Opening – Martin County Health Department http://martincountyhealth.org/blog/2011/12/07/job-opening-martin-county-health-department/ http://martincountyhealth.org/blog/2011/12/07/job-opening-martin-county-health-department/#comments Wed, 07 Dec 2011 14:08:01 +0000 mike http://martincountyhealth.org/blog/2011/12/07/job-opening-martin-county-health-department/ http://martincountyhealth.org/blog/2011/12/07/job-opening-martin-county-health-department/feed/ 0   The Martin County Health Department is accepting applications for a full-time Senior Support Services Associate I – Clinical. General Duties include: This position serves under the direction of the Support Services Supervisor. Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to; Assemble and maintain complete patient medical records and files. Interview patient to [...] Flu Shot Charge Correction http://martincountyhealth.org/blog/2011/09/07/flu-shot-charge-correction/ http://martincountyhealth.org/blog/2011/09/07/flu-shot-charge-correction/#comments Wed, 07 Sep 2011 19:20:20 +0000 mike http://martincountyhealth.org/blog/2011/09/07/flu-shot-charge-correction/ http://martincountyhealth.org/blog/2011/09/07/flu-shot-charge-correction/feed/ 0 Correction to Cost of Flu Shot September 7 , 2010, Inez, Kentucky – The Martin County Health Department mistakenly quoted the incorrect cost for a flu shot in an earlier release. The cost of a flu shot at the Martin County Health Department during this flu season will be $18. Flu shots are being offered [...] Flu Shots Available Wednesday at Health Department http://martincountyhealth.org/blog/2011/09/02/flu-shots-available-wednesday-at-health-department/ http://martincountyhealth.org/blog/2011/09/02/flu-shots-available-wednesday-at-health-department/#comments Fri, 02 Sep 2011 19:52:20 +0000 mike http://martincountyhealth.org/blog/2011/09/02/flu-shots-available-wednesday-at-health-department/ http://martincountyhealth.org/blog/2011/09/02/flu-shots-available-wednesday-at-health-department/feed/ 0 Flu Shots Available Wednesday at Health Department September 2, 2010, Inez, Kentucky – The Martin County Health Department will begin offering flu shots on Wednesday September 7 at 8 a.m., at the Martin County Health Department Clinic at 136 Rockcastle Road, Inez. No appointment is necessary. Flu shots cost $15. Medicaid, Medicare B, Humana (KY [...] Job Opening For Clinic Nurse http://martincountyhealth.org/blog/2011/08/24/job-opening-for-clinic-nurse/ http://martincountyhealth.org/blog/2011/08/24/job-opening-for-clinic-nurse/#comments Wed, 24 Aug 2011 13:27:00 +0000 mike http://martincountyhealth.org/blog/2011/08/24/job-opening-for-clinic-nurse/ http://martincountyhealth.org/blog/2011/08/24/job-opening-for-clinic-nurse/feed/ 0 JOB OPENING MARTIN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT LOCAL HEALTH NURSE II The Martin County Health Department is accepting applications for a full-time Local Health Nurse II. General Duties include: This position serves under the direction of the Nurse Supervisor. Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to; Perform work with increasing independence and may [...] Celebrate Recovery http://martincountyhealth.org/blog/2011/08/04/celebrate-recovery/ http://martincountyhealth.org/blog/2011/08/04/celebrate-recovery/#comments Thu, 04 Aug 2011 15:30:07 +0000 mike http://martincountyhealth.org/blog/2011/08/04/celebrate-recovery/ http://martincountyhealth.org/blog/2011/08/04/celebrate-recovery/feed/ 0 Save the Date: 6th Annual Walk Away From Colon Cancer & 5K Run http://martincountyhealth.org/blog/2011/08/01/save-the-date-6th-annual-walk-away-from-colon-cancer-5k-run/ http://martincountyhealth.org/blog/2011/08/01/save-the-date-6th-annual-walk-away-from-colon-cancer-5k-run/#comments Mon, 01 Aug 2011 13:00:09 +0000 mike http://martincountyhealth.org/blog/?p=206 http://martincountyhealth.org/blog/2011/08/01/save-the-date-6th-annual-walk-away-from-colon-cancer-5k-run/feed/ 0 Better body image helps weight loss http://martincountyhealth.org/blog/2011/07/27/better-body-image-helps-weight-loss/ http://martincountyhealth.org/blog/2011/07/27/better-body-image-helps-weight-loss/#comments Wed, 27 Jul 2011 12:54:00 +0000 mike http://martincountyhealth.org/blog/2011/07/27/better-body-image-helps-weight-loss/ http://martincountyhealth.org/blog/2011/07/27/better-body-image-helps-weight-loss/feed/ 0 London, July 18 (IANS) Improving body image helps in weight loss programs based on diet and exercise. Obesity is known to increase the risk of diabetes and heart disease and can significantly shorten life expectancy. Technical University of Lisbon’s Pedro J. Teixeira, who led the research, said: ‘Body image problems are very common amongst overweight [...] Heat may mean trouble for patients with diabetes http://martincountyhealth.org/blog/2011/07/22/heat-may-mean-trouble-for-patients-with-diabetes/ http://martincountyhealth.org/blog/2011/07/22/heat-may-mean-trouble-for-patients-with-diabetes/#comments Fri, 22 Jul 2011 12:56:00 +0000 mike http://martincountyhealth.org/blog/2011/07/22/heat-may-mean-trouble-for-patients-with-diabetes/ http://martincountyhealth.org/blog/2011/07/22/heat-may-mean-trouble-for-patients-with-diabetes/feed/ 0 Heat may have adverse effects in patients with diabetes and those with the disease need to take extra precautions, health professionals warned. Blood glucose levels in patients with diabetes may go down as a result of more energy being used to regulate body temperature, said Southeast Regional Chief Medical Officer Cathy Palmier. Source Dentists can identify undiagnosed diabetes http://martincountyhealth.org/blog/2011/07/21/dentists-can-identify-undiagnosed-diabetes/ http://martincountyhealth.org/blog/2011/07/21/dentists-can-identify-undiagnosed-diabetes/#comments Thu, 21 Jul 2011 12:50:00 +0000 mike http://martincountyhealth.org/blog/2011/07/21/dentists-can-identify-undiagnosed-diabetes/ http://martincountyhealth.org/blog/2011/07/21/dentists-can-identify-undiagnosed-diabetes/feed/ 0 NEW YORK, July 15 (UPI) — Dental visits may offer a way to help identify people with diabetes or pre-diabetes who are unaware of their condition, U.S. researchers say. Senior author Dr. Ira Lamster, dean of Columbia University College of Dental Medicine, and colleagues recruited approximately 600 people visiting a dental clinic in New York [...] Extreme Heat Precautions http://martincountyhealth.org/blog/2011/07/20/extreme-heat-precautions/ http://martincountyhealth.org/blog/2011/07/20/extreme-heat-precautions/#comments Wed, 20 Jul 2011 12:41:34 +0000 mike http://martincountyhealth.org/blog/2011/07/20/extreme-heat-precautions/ http://martincountyhealth.org/blog/2011/07/20/extreme-heat-precautions/feed/ 0   July 20, 2011, Inez, KY — The Martin County Health Department is urging the public to take the following precautions to avoid injury and illness during this period of extreme heat: Drink plenty of fluids. Increase your daily fluid intake regardless of your activity level. You will need to drink more fluids than your [...]